RE: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-17 Thread Dr. M. C. Nelson
Of Larry Hall (Cygwin X) Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 6:00 PM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Subject: Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC On 02/16/2010 05:54 PM, Dr. M. C. Nelson wrote: Okay, I agree we need better information. So, I think I want to start again with a clean install. I understand

Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-17 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
) ^^^ Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 6:00 PM To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR - Thanks. Subject: Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC On 02/16/2010 05:54 PM, Dr. M. C. Nelson wrote: Okay, I agree we need better

Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-16 Thread Jon TURNEY
On 10/02/2010 17:01, Dr. M. C. Nelson wrote: I am trying to setup Cygwin/X for a Vista machine After setting some executables to run as administrator You shouldn't need to do this. Isn't this the reason for your UAC prompt? and then after cleaning up some lock files and log files, the x

RE: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-16 Thread Dr. M. C. Nelson
[mailto:jon.tur...@dronecode.org.uk] Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 9:24 AM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Cc: mcnel...@mindspring.com Subject: Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC On 10/02/2010 17:01, Dr. M. C. Nelson wrote: I am trying to setup Cygwin/X for a Vista machine After setting some

Re: Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-16 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
On 02/16/2010 05:54 PM, Dr. M. C. Nelson wrote: Okay, I agree we need better information. So, I think I want to start again with a clean install. I understand that the procedure for removing cygwin is to just delete everything. Does it create any registry entries that should be deleted?

Cygwin/X and Vista and UAC

2010-02-10 Thread Dr. M. C. Nelson
I am trying to setup Cygwin/X for a Vista machine After setting some executables to run as administrator, and then after cleaning up some lock files and log files, the x server and applications can be run by a user with administrator privileges. BUT, 1) The x startup (by any method) throws a