On 30 June 2011 17:51, Jon TURNEY jon.tur...@dronecode.org.uk wrote:
I've fixed the mapping for this (undocumented) virtual key code, so hopefully
this works correctly now. I've uploaded a snapshot at 
I can't test this as the keyboards I have with an Fn key don't generate a
Anonymous bin ich writes:
I am having trouble changing my shell from Bash to Zsh.
Since there is no chsh, I have tried adding exec zsh -l to .bashrc
Unfortunately, since cygwin is started as interactive login shell,
it doesn't read .bashrc and so it starts as bash
If I source
Charles Wilson wrote:
Angelo Graziosi wrote:
In 'startxwin.bat' I see:
%RUN% bash -l -c XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error
Shouldn't it be
%RUN% bash -l -c XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error ?
No, run implicitly puts the target in the background, unless you
Steve Wallace wrote,
I am using the logitech setpoint utility within XP with the default
settings, although these were also used on the previous setup.
In setpoint (assuming it's similar to the version I have), there's a
tab with 1. Select Mouse, 2. Select Button, and 3.Select Task
Jose Luis wrote:
I can start xterm from startxwin.bat:
%RUN% xterm -e /usr/bin/bash -l
but no rxvt:
%RUN% rxvt -bg white -fg black -e /bin/bash
although it can be started from command line:
$ rxvt -bg white -fg black -e
Linda Walsh wrote:
Yeah, know about that one:
saves it from the HUP's when the window closes...
No need for that (which adds an unnecessary extra fork), just unset
the bash option huponexit (probably in your ~/.bashrc):
shopt -u huponexit
Although I think that's the default
Peter Scott wrote:
Hello. I would like to migrate from eXceed to Cygwin for the
performance improvement, but there is a feature I currently have that
I have not figured out in Cygwin yet. I want MB1+MB3 to generate
paste (as in MB2).
You need the -emulate3buttons option for XWin (exactly how
I keep getting this error:
xauth: creating new authority file /cygdrive/c/Documents and
xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server
Raphaël Langella wrote:
I'm using Tecplot 360, a proprietary program written with a Motif
toolkit. It runs on a Linux server and the display is a win2k PC
with cygwin X Server 1.5.3. The problem only happens with the
The problem is with the drop-down menu. When
I've been using since ages cygwin and XWin (XWin :0 -clipboard
-multiwindow) on a Win XP Prof 32bit and I had no problems at all.
update of cygwin I did was some month ago (I do not know exactly
Yesterday afternoon I did again an update (like I
Jaroslav Rynik wrote:
when I wanted to install, the program with cygwin (using package for
NetBSD), the error message no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
This list is for X related questions only, setting the follow-up address
to the main cygwin list.
However, I have installed
I know I can always tell which packages are to be updated, what
if I do not what to?
You click on the second column until it says Keep. The interface
could be more user friendly, but it does the job. I've not updated
this PC to X11R7 because I need a server
SUN, Jian wrote:
I am very sorry because I made a mistake. It's actually the key
combination Alt-Space that does not work on my computer I want
to use it to active the x-window's menu and then I cam press x to
maximize the window. Alt-space does not work under cygwin xserver
technique should work with any Xt based X application.
Thanks a lot,
SUN, Jian (Jason)
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Phil Betts phil.be...@xxx.xxx
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SUN, Jian wrote:
I think I may turn to xtermcontrol and use commands to resize the
windows instead of key combinations.
If you're content to only have this available from the command line,
you could assign the xtermcontrol commands to shortcut
Phil Betts-2 wrote:
Perhaps you missed my suggestions here:
Try the telnet check first to see if the port is accessible from
because that only takes a few seconds. (Make sure you run the cygwin
Well, I have now turned on all relevant ports in the Windows firewall.
I still can't connnect.
I turned on port 177(UDP) and 6000-6006(TCP). I even turned on extra
ports as recommend by
Lloyd Wood wrote:
Some improvement is seen in full desktop mode, where geomview doesn't
crash, and can be used (modulo missing hardware acceleration.)
Since you keep mentioning hardware acceleration at every available
opportunity (it's getting a bit tiresome now), I thought I should point
Dan Tsafrir wrote:
I confirm this exact behavior.
This is exactly the problem I'm experiencing in terms of copy-paste on
my XP machine. Specifically, if the vncviewer (TightVNC) is open, and
I select a text in a cygwin xterm or emacs, then copy-paste /
cut-and-paste completely stops
This is a update including further information regarding my quest to
get cygwin/x to connect to my CentOS linux server via xdmcp.
I believe I have isolated the problem to either cygwin/x or Windows,
probably Windows because no X-server that I've tried works. I've tried
This is an update on my hard-fought attempt to get -query access to
xdmcp server running CentOS 5 from my Windows PC running cygwin-x.
I installed X-Win32 (a commercial X-server) on my Windows PC. Unlike
cygwin-x and Xming the X-Win32 server does detect available xdmcp
Mike Ayers wrote:
Today I noticed a new problem, which may or may not be related:
mike-ayers-lap ssh -Y -l mayers mikeayers-linux-2
Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11
Last login: Thu Feb 19 11:54:55 2009 from 192.168.2.87
On Monday, January 26, 2009 marwa chendeb wrote:
I updated Cygwin but the problem is that x server don't work. when i
You haven't updated the X server. Version 22.214.171.1241 is the old one.
Please see this:
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Pay particular attention
Jon TURNEY wrote on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 6:48 PM::
Gionatan Danti wrote:
I have a question regarding CygWin/X.
I would like to know if there is a method to scale a window, similar
to what is possible with UltraVNC and its scaling option.
To be more clear, I will explain my
Christopher Faylor wrote on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 5:49 PM::
The historical reasons for merging the cygwin and cygwin-xfree lists
no longer seems to exist so I am contemplating merging the two lists.
If anyone has a compelling reason why this should not happen please
send it to one of
Thomas Dickey wrote on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 1:31 AM::
On Tue, Dec 09, 2008 at 10:57:53AM -0500, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
I wonder if anyone else sees this. When I open an xterm, it all works
fine with the default dimensions. But if I resize the terminal, line
Mattias Hellström wrote on Monday, December 08, 2008 12:00 PM::
How can I solve the following error (when trying to view emacs from
remote linux machine)?
No fonts match `-adobe-courier-medium-r-*-*-12-120-75-75-*-*-*-*'
I haved tried to install all fonts but the particular one does not
Marco Atzeri wrote on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 1:49 PM::
--- ludo ha scritto:
my $HOME is :
$ echo $HOME
/c/Documents and Settings/patrick.PRO2204
it is not a good idea:
I think that white spaces in my $HOME
mallikarjun reddy wrote on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:02 PM::
I,G Mallikarjun Reddy, am a student of B.Tech final year
studying in National Institute of Technology,Warangal.I want to
install Magic VLSI design tool in my Laptop which has Windows Vista
Home Basic as
thetrystero wrote on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:19 PM::
oops .. so all i need to do is look for the package called cpp in
setup.exe an install that?
No, I already told you which package you need - gcc-core
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Monson Hayes wrote on Sunday, August 24, 2008 12:51 PM::
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
It's pretty obvious that this is the reason it's failed, and googling
for this would have found the answer. Whilst I could give you the
definitive solution, it's such a
John Emmas wrote on Monday, August 18, 2008 7:43 PM::
Sorry Phil if my questions seem 'lame'. I should have explained that
I only installed Cygwin this morning so I'm by no means up to speed
with the concepts or terminology.
I'm sorry if it came across wrongly. I didn't mean to suggest you
John Emmas wrote on Monday, August 18, 2008 4:55 PM::
After installing Cygwin (under WinXP) I've got to the stage of
compiling a very simple Hello World app which just displays an
empty GTK dialog with the title Hello World. To run the app I
(currently) have to start Cygwin
John J. McDonough, WB8RCR wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:01 AM::
Do ANY X applications work? Have you ever seen a GUI screen on your
Bringing up a Cygwin terminal window is NOT the same as starting an
Xterm. Do you have the Cygwin X displayed in the tray?
This is a valid
Olaf Eisen wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 10:50 AM::
I use use X11 tunneling with ssh -Y which works fine for xterms and
graphics. However, for the software called Focus I get the fatal
OmGetVisual Can't Find TrueColor Visual of Depth = 24!
Error: XtCreatePopupShell requires
Xavier Robin wrote on Friday, May 30, 2008 8:57 AM::
It looks like the file /etc/X11/xkb/keymap/xfree86 cannot be found.
However, it exists:
$ ls -l /etc/X11/xkb/keymap/xfree86
-rwxr--r--+ 1 ROBINX Utilisateurs 12788 Oct 27 2005
(It was -rwx--+ and I
Top posting - reformatted.
Krzysztof Syryczynski wrote on Thursday, May 15, 2008 1:11 AM::
Did you perform the steps in the FAQ for the fatal error message you
received? Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'
Anderson, Carl wrote on Monday, May 05, 2008 5:46 PM::
I recently tried to configure and make mpich2 for a parallel
programming class. I was working from an xterm window running bash.
The configure script would hang on certain checks. Another student
had the exact same problem on his
Thomas Dickey wrote on Wednesday, April 09, 2008 1:35 AM::
On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Siegfried Heintze (Aditi) wrote:
But I have this ugly console hanging around. When I kill it, it
kills X as well. Is there a way to have an icon that does not
create a superfluous console window?
Thomas Dickey wrote on Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:23 AM::
On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, xerces8 wrote:
Found this problem:
- start bash in rxvt (C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -sl 5000 -fn 20 -bg
black -fg white -sr -e bash --login
- less /etc/passwd
- maximize the rxvt window
- quit less
Ning Wang wrote on Tuesday, March 04, 2008 9:07 AM::
I am confused by the following error message generated each time when
I start my cygwin program: C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat.
Error Message displayed as followings--
A fatal error has occurred and
PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE wrote on Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:30 PM::
De: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Please don't feed the spammers:
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] En nombre de Cary Jamison
Carlos Moran Tejeda wrote on Tuesday, February 05, 2008 2:55 PM::
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
Please, could you let me know how to fix it?
Try looking in the FAQ - there's a link to it at the bottom of
every message on the list.
This is almost always caused by
Per Thorlacius wrote on Sunday, January 27, 2008 7:30 PM::
The arrow keys are not sending escape sequences, they are entirely
Do you get any keypress events when you press the keys? Try running
xev. In the window that opens, press the cursor keys and watch the
output. If you get
Gustavo Seabra wrote on Thursday, January 03, 2008 3:16 PM::
On Jan 3, 2008 7:08 AM, Phil Betts [EMAIL PROTECTED]
There is an experimental, but (in my experience) very
Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote on Thursday, December 27, 2007 1:40 AM::
I am trying to use a remote program which is installed on a remote
linux machine. In these situations I usually do;
0) on my windows machine I start cygwin and afterwards use
Ali asghar Toraby wrote on Wednesday, January 02, 2008 6:12 AM::
Asking the same question 3 times in quick succession without waiting
for a response will not make you any friends here.
i use xwin to remote solaris8 CDE environment. when i use
24 bpp option it crashed and following
Meir Yanovich wrote on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 2:51 PM::
Im new to cygwin and X im using the
cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat for simple x display
for using the unix tools in windows and to connect with ssh to unix
now i like to be able to change the color of the
phiroc wrote on Tuesday, December 04, 2007 2:45 PM::
is there a way to trap clicks on the Cygwin/X Server icon in the
System Tray or on the Exit Button in the dialog that appears?
I don't know of a way to trap the exit, but...
I would like cygwin to run a script before shutting down.
jose isaias cabrera wrote on Monday, December 03, 2007 11:43 PM::
Just to complete this issue, I had to delete the account and recreate
it. The reason why was that I previously had an SPARC sunworkstion
with Gentoo on it, and I rsync-ed all of the files and directories
from that server. I
Kevin Porter wrote on Monday, November 26, 2007 9:08 AM::
-- START /tmp/XWin.log --
_XSERVTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running
Fatal server error:
Cannot establish any
John Windberg wrote on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:13 PM::
There's a nifty startxwin.bat file for starting the x server, but I
was wondering how to stop it. So I went searching and found:
When you are done using Cygwin/X, press Alt-F4 to
Suresh Keswani wrote on Thursday, October 11, 2007 5:46 PM::
I have a small question relating to developing OpenGL applications
*locally*: I have installed the gcc/++ compiler suite, freeglut
library files and the OpenGL-related files via the setup program.
However, compiling OpenGL programs
O. Olson wrote on Monday, October 01, 2007 1:49 AM::
I still don't think I can get this to work. I tried
this from the command line (and my file is in
C:\cygwin\bin\bash --login /usr/local/bin/sd.sh
This still brings up the Fatal Error Window.
Robert Kiesling wrote on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:02 AM::
I need to set the X server option, emulate3Buttons, in order to use
the X clipboard with the Cygwin system's mouse. The FAQ tells me that
I can add, -emulate3buttons ms, to the X server arguments.
However, if I start the server
Martin Sebastian Wain wrote on Friday, September 14, 2007 4:45 PM::
I was going crazy with the fixed font error... to later find out
(somewhere) that it was caused by the DOS/Text mode (\r\n) in the
instalation of cygwin.
With a textmode mounted root, it seems the fonts fail to load, and the
Michael Giroux wrote on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 2:25 PM::
Since I'm only starting one client (Eclipse) the others I have no way
of knowing what the others are.
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Michel Bardiaux wrote on Thursday, June 07, 2007 4:01 PM::
We have a MOTIF app that works correctly when displayed on a debian
sarge (that is, using xfree) or win2k+exceed8.0.
With cygwin-xfree on winxp, however, the modal windows do NOT stay on
top of the main application window, the main
Allen Rongone wrote on Monday, May 14, 2007 8:29 PM::
I've seen this before under Windows XP and it was due to the fact
that the previous user was the owner of the /tmp/.X11-unix directory
and no one else had permissions to delete the X0 file nor were they
able to remove this directory. I
Robert Neville wrote on Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:07 PM::
After reinstalling X and all fonts, I mounted the font path and still
receive this error.
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/,
removing from list!
This is not an error, it is just a warning. If you had
Arthi N (RBIN/ECM2) wrote on Friday, April 27, 2007 10:28 AM::
Thank you for the reply, from this reply, I shall concentrate more on
But I have included the needed header inspite of that I get the error
!) error: ISO C++ forbids declaration of `wostream' with no
Zxarr wrote on Friday, April 13, 2007 4:26 PM::
Well, I tried using the -screen 2 option, is that what you were
still get the same error.
Not surprising, because that wasn't the solution you were given ;-)
run XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error
J. David Blackstone wrote on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:29 PM::
I don't know that this helps, but I use the stock startxwin.bat batch
file Cygwin/X shipped with. Using that batch file, I am free to close
down the Xterm that it starts up, without X dying off.
That seems to
Christopher Faylor wrote on Monday, March 19, 2007 11:07 AM::
On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 08:29:40PM -0700, hendrau wrote:
Christopher Faylor-8 wrote:
On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 07:02:37PM -0700, hendrau wrote:
Hi Christopher, I did intentionally put ''s in my messages, they
just sort of appear
pgrodt wrote on Tuesday, January 02, 2007 3:59 PM::
Forgive me if this is not really a cygwin question, I'm uncertain. I
It isn't really, but...
am spawning xterm instances while ssh fowarding a linux box to
cygwin-xfree, and am unable to set the title of these windows. I
Dirk Schleicher wrote on Tuesday, July 25, 2006 9:48 AM::
Am Tue, 25 Jul 2006 03:16:51 -0500
schrieb René Berber [EMAIL PROTECTED]:
Correct, the way XWin is started using startxwin.bat does make the
whole server execution depend on the xterm, so when the xterm is
Berndt, Jon S wrote on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 3:36 PM::
1) I assume that the plain vanilla XFree server distributed via a
Cygwin install does not natively support OpenGL. Regardless, how
would I enable support for OpenGL, if possible, and/or where can I
find out more about
Alexander wrote on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:32 AM::
I thought you're off working for a real company.
The lines I was refering to are:
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to
lack of shared memory
Yoshida akira wrote on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 11:33 AM::
i had an error in attached file using cygwin.
would you mind answering how i can solve this problem ?
1. i set erroneous PATH statement in .bashrc :
Dick Jay wrote on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 12:21 AM::
I recently installed cygwin 2.510.2.2 (that's the version displayed
by the setup program) including the X11 stuff.
That's only the version number of the setup.exe you're using. Each
package you install has its own version number which
Igor Peshansky wrote on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 3:04 AM::
On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, thad wrote:
how can i change the font size of xterm?
You need to use the -fn option to pass the name/size combination for
the font you want. Igor
Alternatively, ctrl-right-click once xterm is running
On Thursday, September 22, 2005 4:34 PM, James.Bassett wrote:
0 0 but white was also red 255 0 0). When I do not do ether, I can sort
of see the image but it is very very dark.
Don't do ether, do LSD. The colours will still be wrong, but they'll
be really bright and you'll get far more than
On Thursday, September 01 at 01:35, Brian Keener wrote:
I have a microsoft mouse with a scroll wheel that scrolls both up and
down, and left/right. The up/down scrolling action seems to act as
In firefox, using the scroll wheel goes back/forwards a page, for an
On Thursday, September 01 at 2:09, Soong, SylokeJ wrote:
I had tried both
I was guessing to recall which way it could be
to change the display number and had to decide
which to copy and paste into the email.
Either way gives me the
On Friday, July 01, 2005 4:30 AM, Ariel Millennium Thornton wrote:
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 14:35:33 -0400 Jerome Asselin wrote:
From a cygwin bash shell, I run these commands:
ssh -Y remoteserver -l user gnome-session
This works fine until I try to logout from
On Friday, May 20, 2005 10:51 AM, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
Anyway, tooltips which appear on top of any other window are not a bug
opinion. They appear topmost in windowed mode too.
The problem is not that the popups appear on top. It is that the
mouse position reports are passed to the
On Friday, May 20, 2005 3:25 PM, Didier BRETIN wrote,
I launch a find / -name 'libX11.dll' on my cygwin installation
and this file is not existing.
What is the package for this library I need to install ?
You need the XFree86-lib-compat package.
For future reference, you can find this sort
On Thursday, March 31, 2005 7:10 PM, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Armbrust, Daniel C. wrote:
Because I execute the entire script twice, since the first
execution doesn't bring up any xterms.
Still not sure what is causing it to take so long to launch the
On Thursday, April 07, 2005 1:21 PM, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Phil Betts wrote:
People using startx will need a similar solution, but will be able to
use more elegant code instead of the unholy mess that CMD.EXE forced
me to write!
No. Startx uses xinit and xinit tries
On Wednesday, February 23, 2005 6:23 PM, Banibrata Dutta wrote:
Could anybody explain the following behaviour or Cygwin and startx
Your group is currently mkpasswd. This indicates that
the /etc/passwd (and possibly /etc/group) files should be rebuilt.
See the man
Alexander Gottwald wrote:
On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Thomas Munro wrote:
On this page:
there is a heading:
11.4. Whom holds the copyright on the Cygwin/X source code?
It should of course be Who.
Sorry to send such trivial feedback to
like the most polite option, but I
don't know if XWin supports this.
This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom
Since /usr/X11R6 is apparently an abomination, you'll have no qualms
about moving run.exe into /usr/bin (alias /bin), right? ;-)
You can say yes now and skip to the last two paragraphs, it's mostly
justification for the change. However, if you need more convincing...
I've got a
To recreate this small bug:
1) Disable taskbar auto-hiding
2) Start X in multiwindow mode
3) Enable taskbar auto-hiding
Now, nothing is rendered into the area where the taskbar used to be.
Previously rendered areas can be dragged into the taskbar zone without
being erased, but if they
vanilla DOS/Windows shell. My guess is that it's relying on some env
I'm aware of this. I don't remember the exact details, but there is a
sort of Catch-22 situation for setting the start in folder for the
xterm shortcut; neither '/usr/bin' nor '/usr/X11R6/bin' work for
Firstly, it's generally bad form to quote verbatim email addresses -
although Luke did so in his original posting, so he can't complain
if a spam harvester latches onto him ;-).
In my .xinitrc I *don't* have an explicit path for xterm. However, I
see xterm has
It seems that this may have been resolved already, but FWIW...
Earle F. Philhower III wrote:
To fix it we can reinstate the if()...
if (pixmap-drawable.bitsPerPixel == 15)
effXBPP = 16;
effXBPP = pixmap-drawable.bitsPerPixel;
There were just two differences, so I tried the newer code with the old
emacs. Bingo! It now works like a charm!
For the archives, the problem was that the old version needed:
(COMPOUND_TEXT . xselect-convert-to-string)
to be added to selection-converter-alist.
myself when I'm at home) won't touch
of any flavour from choice and therefore won't be needing cygwin.
e) A disproportionate number of electrons has been devoted to the
of messages about 144 pixels.
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