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?

Help with installing cygwin-x for vista

2010-02-11 Thread Radhakrishnan Rathnachalam
Hello: I have windows vista. I installed cygwin-x and double clicked on the cygwin icon on the desktop. It opened up a new terminal. But, when I issued commands like pwd, ls etc it did not give any responds as expedcted. So, I deleted the cygwin thinking that I might have made some mistakes

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

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-03 Thread Linda Walsh
Massimo Giovannini wrote: Hi, I have always installed and used cygwinX on my windows Xp machines without any problem. I have been trying to install on my new Vista 64 bit laptop and I cannot figure out what is going wrong. --- W e l c o m e t o V i s t a ! :-) I've been going

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-03 Thread Massimo Giovannini
So do you just need the X server? Perhaps a pure Win32 one would be easier for you. See http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/. Great!! This works perfect. Thank you so much! -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports:

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-03 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
On 11/02/2009 03:11 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: Hi, I think I managed to obtain the cygcheck.out, which I attached after having added C:\cygwing\bin to the path of windows. Yes I am not an expert of unix and I am sorry, but I need this application to run Matlab on a cluster in interactive

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-02 Thread Massimo Giovannini
cygwin on my old laptop, there was a prompt telling my working directory, now I just get bash-3.2, why is that? Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 11:51 PM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit I'm getting the feeling that you're not used to Unix

Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Massimo Giovannini
Hi, I have always installed and used cygwinX on my windows Xp machines without any problem. I have been trying to install on my new Vista 64 bit laptop and I cannot figure out what is going wrong. I read all the topics in the mailing list but I could not find anyone with my same problem. My

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
On 11/01/2009 01:41 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: 2009/11/01 12:38:38 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c /etc/postinstall/terminfo0.sh 2009/11/01 12:40:16 abnormal exit: exit code=128 This is your problem. The postinstall scripts are failing. Are you installing with administrator privileges?

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Massimo Giovannini
...@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of Larry Hall (Cygwin X) Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 5:47 PM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit On 11/01/2009 01:41 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: 2009/11/01 12:38:38 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c /etc

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
On 11/01/2009 06:18 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: Yes I am using admin privileges. I tried to use startrun C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c/etc/postinstall/terminfo0.sh But nothing happens (actually a black window opens for a second and then it closes)... Any idea? Open a console window (cmd.exe)

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Massimo Giovannini
...@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of Larry Hall (Cygwin X) Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 7:20 PM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit On 11/01/2009 06:18 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: Yes I am using admin privileges. I tried to use startrun C:\cygwin\bin

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
To: cygwin-xfree... http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR Don't feed the spammers. Thanks. Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit On 11/01/2009 06:18 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: Yes I am using admin privileges. I tried to use startrun C:\cygwin\bin

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Massimo Giovannini
Bash: cygcheck: command not found. -Original Message- From: cygwin-xfree-ow...@cygwin.com [mailto:cygwin-xfree-ow...@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of Larry Hall (Cygwin X) Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 7:53 PM To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Hm, let's see. Last time, among other things, I pointed you at: http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#TOFU and http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR I suppose ignoring the first is only a minor politeness infraction but the latter is rather rude. Please be considerate in your posts. Thanks. On

RE: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Massimo Giovannini
Sorry,it is my first time on this website, and I did not understand those links were for me...I thought it was some sort of signature. Everything seems complicated here and also the language seems very cryptic.. I went on the bin directory cd C:/cygwin/bin, I typed cygcheck -s -v -r and still

Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

2009-11-01 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
On 11/01/2009 10:35 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote: Sorry,it is my first time on this website, and I did not understand those links were for me...I thought it was some sort of signature. Everything seems complicated here and also the language seems very cryptic.. Acronyms are certainly cryptic,

cygwin/x with Vista

2007-06-27 Thread Sodel Vazquez-Reyes
Hi, I am wondering if there is a version for Windows Vista because I have installed the current version, the installation process finished correctly, but cygwin/X didn't work. Maybe, I should install that version on different way, could you send me your comments? Regards, Sodel -- Sodel

Re: cygwin/x with Vista

2007-06-27 Thread Holger Krull
Sodel Vazquez-Reyes schrieb: I am wondering if there is a version for Windows Vista because I have installed the current version, the installation process finished correctly, but cygwin/X didn't work. There is no version for Vista. X11 from cygwin has problems with Vista (search the

Re: cygwin/x with Vista

2007-06-27 Thread Scott Fordin
Holger Krull wrote: Sodel Vazquez-Reyes schrieb: I am wondering if there is a version for Windows Vista because I have installed the current version, the installation process finished correctly, but cygwin/X didn't work. I've gotten it to work reasonably well on Vista Home Premium. Try