updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again — was: Microsoft Windows and the X Window System

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cygwin/X https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSH_tunnel $ startxwin I usually prefer the rootless way. My applications nowadays “usually” run on a Linux (Debian, …) system or AIX. Update 2018-04-18: After some cygwin updating startxwin prefers to shut down immediately instead of offering me a menu (“xwin-xdg-menu … — an XDG Desktop Menu Specification menu“) in the system tray.… Continue reading updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again — was: Microsoft Windows and the X Window System

Microsoft Windows and the X Window System — new title: updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cygwin/X https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSH_tunnel $ startxwin I usually prefer the rootless way. My applications nowadays “usually” run on a Linux (Debian, …) system or AIX. Update 2018-04-18: After some cygwin updating startxwin prefers to shut down immediately. I had no idea, that startxwin uses this start-up file: /etc/X11/xinit/startxwinrc . The last utility called there usually makes X wait… Continue reading Microsoft Windows and the X Window System — new title: updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again