Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-09-29 Thread Scott Fordin
Thanks for replying, René. My responses are embedded inline. René Berber wrote: When I tried running the C:\cygwin\lib\Singular\startxserver.bat -^ That is not from the Cygwin distribution. Dunno. I ran the latest official

Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-10-01 Thread Scott Fordin
René Berber wrote: Scott Fordin wrote: Thanks again for replying, René. Sorry it took me a couple of days to get back to you. My responses are embedded below. OK, it seems that the startxserver is not even a valid script (I haven't tested, I don't have Singular, I'm saying that from

Re: 1.5.21: startxwin.sh works, startxwin.bat does not work

2006-10-03 Thread Scott Fordin
René Berber wrote: Scott Fordin wrote: [snip] Strange thing though is that it does work on another machine. Very strange, the differences you sent don't show an invalid script at all. One of the 2 files has \r\n endings (that's the reason for the first 2 differences) but as long

Re: Looking For Clipboard Solution

2006-10-20 Thread Scott Fordin
Koziatek, Joseph wrote: Hi All, I'm running Cygwin X on a Dell/Windows XP to get a full Xsession on a Solaris box and occasionally my X clipboard fails to work between X and MS Windows. It takes quite some time (weeks) for it to happen. The MS Windows clipboard continues to work withen itself

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Scott Fordin
Holger Krull wrote: Marco Meoni schrieb: hi, I'm new with cygwin. I've mainly installed it to connect to a linux server running GUI applications. In fact, I've read that with X11 forwarding (ssh -X) I can run remote applications and display the GUI on my pc running cygwin. Unfortunately I get

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Scott Fordin
Holger Krull wrote: /usr/X11R6/bin/xhost +linux_machine_name No you don't have to, if you use ssh to tunnel the X11 connection. (It would be localhost anyway and not the linux_machine_name). Try to understand the difference between tunneling and a remote connection. Hi, Holger, I understand

Re: Windows Vista

2007-04-23 Thread Scott Fordin
Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote: Mariana Silva wrote: Hello I am trying to install cygwin/X in Windows Vista and I get a message saying that the installation could not be completed. Is there a new version of cygwin/X for this operational system? No. The error you got is unlikely to be as a

Re: Windows Vista

2007-04-24 Thread Scott Fordin
Brian Dessent wrote: Scott Fordin wrote: Also make sure that you run the Cygwin setup as Administrator. Eh? I just installed on Vista yesterday and all I had to do was click on setup.exe. Vista asked to run it as administrator since the executable is named setup.exe. I didn't have to do

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

Re: XWin.exe not running on Vista

2008-07-19 Thread Scott Fordin
Have you tried starting Cygwin using Vista's Run as Administrator option? I've found that Cygwin and Vista don't get along at all unless you run the bash shell explicitly as Administrator. Also, your message indicates that you're starting XWin directly from bash, rather than using the startx

Re: Need help

2008-08-21 Thread Scott Fordin
Hi, Shahed, You need to use xhost in the Windows xterm to enable remote clients (in this case, the Solaris box) to connect to the Cygwin X server. You may also need to enable localhost to connect as well. Specifically: xhost +solaris_ip xhost +localhost You could also just do an xhost

Re: Windows Vista

2008-08-25 Thread Scott Fordin
Cygwin does indeed run on 32-bit versions of Windows Vista. Don't know about 64-bit versions. In my experience, there are a few catches to getting Cygwin to work on Vista: 1. Run the Cygwin setup as Administrator and in XP Compatibility Mode. 2. I had better luck when I did the

Cygwin and Emacs on Vista

2008-09-03 Thread Scott Fordin
Hi, I can't get Emacs to work on Cygwin on Vista. Xemacs works just fine, but Emacs doesn't. When I try to launch Emacs in GUI mode from an xterm, the shell just hangs. When I try to launch it in console mode from a non-X bash shell, the shell just hangs. Again, Xemacs works; it's only Emacs

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Scott Fordin
You might also want to check your firewall settings. Firewalls tend to get real touchy when the signatures for binary files change. Scott Jon TURNEY wrote: jose isaias cabrera wrote: Greetings! I just ran setup and upgraded to the new cygwin and something has broke. I was able to run this

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Scott Fordin
You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a similar problem I just started experiencing today. In my case though, I just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and I'm trying to connect to a Solaris 10 box. I can connect, and certain applications work just fine, but a couple

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-18 Thread Scott Fordin
. Scott Scott Fordin wrote: You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a similar problem I just started experiencing today. In my case though, I just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and I'm trying to connect to a Solaris 10 box. I can connect, and certain applications

Re: Another typing kills my xterm post...

2009-01-28 Thread Scott Fordin
Here's a copy of a post I sent previously about Solaris and X server issues. Could be useful in this context. -- Snip -- You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a similar problem I just started experiencing today.

Re: X server fails to start on Vista

2009-05-07 Thread Scott Fordin
Also be sure to start the X server with the Run as Administrator option. Ditto for the Cygwin bash shell. Scott Paul Loewenstein wrote: And make sure the icon isn't hidden (I set Vista to always show the X Windows icon). Paul Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote: Kim Goldov wrote: I downloaded

Re: how do I get help if I can't figure out how to do anything?

2009-12-04 Thread Scott Fordin
Have you tried starting the Cygwin X Server with the -ac option to disable access control? Scott Gene C. Ruzicka wrote: Wendel Dean Renner wrote: Do you have a list of consultants? And it is not like I am ignorant of computers. I write c++ code. Without help, who is going to be able to use

Re: Vista, new install, x server does not start, startxwin.bat missing

2010-02-17 Thread Scott Fordin
FWIW, I've found that, under Vista, I have to run the Cygwin X server, bash shell, and xterm as Administrator for everything to work. Scott Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote: On 17/02/2010 08:42, Jim Olson wrote: I found that using the (1 year old) startxwin.bat is easier than trying to figure out how

Re: Vista, new install, x server does not start, startxwin.bat missing

2010-02-18 Thread Scott Fordin
Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote: On 17/02/2010 18:59, Scott Fordin wrote: FWIW, I've found that, under Vista, I have to run the Cygwin X server, bash shell, and xterm as Administrator for everything to work. There is nothing about the X server that requires Administrator privileges. I run W7