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From: Ceuso <>
Subject: Re: Cygwin/X : display error with latest x-related packages
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:22:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <1930538333.15658.1426164241046.JavaMail.www@wwinf1m22>

xflr6 <xflr6 <at>> writes:

> Dear Cygwin/X users and developpers,
> I recently experienced a problem with a program using the X window system.
> With the latest Cygwin release, the latter is not able to open the 
display, whereas with previous versions
> of cygwin (+ the x-window machinery, i.e the Cygwin/X installation as 
described in the installation
> notes, with xlaunch, xinit, xorg-server etc.) (prior to mid-February 
2015), it was working correctly.
> Other programs using the X window system, such as ghostview for example, 
is working correctly on my installation.
> I have seen on the Cygwin/X news that X server and X.Org X11 packages have 
been upgraded to newer versions,
> and I was wondering if there was a known loss of backward compatibility 
with these fresh versions (even a
> simple change, like in the DISPLAY variable or something like that) ?
> Best regards,
> xflr6
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seeing similar behavior here after upgrading to:
$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW xxx 1.7.35(0.287/5/3) 2015-03-04 12:07 i686 Cygwin

It seems that the server is not opening the tcp/6000 port for remote 

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2015-03-31 22:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-12 14:56 xflr6
2015-03-19 23:14 ` Corinna Vinschen
2015-03-31 22:22 ` Ceuso [this message]

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