Strange disappearing xterm behaviour (recent) - Xwin multi window
- Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 14:08:06 -0400
- From: Gulliver Smith <gulliver.m.smith@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Strange disappearing xterm behaviour (recent) - Xwin multi window
I have been running a cygwin X server in multi window mode for years,
first supporting xterms running on external boxes, then in a variety
of VirtualBox virtual machines. X is started as follows on both
Windows 10 and Windows 7 boxes.
/usr/bin/X -multiwindow -listen tcp
I keep Cygwin up-to-date regularly, also my Linux virtual machines and
the windows hosts.
In the last few weeks I am getting new, annoying behavior.
Essentially, my X clients, e.g. xterm are no longer visible. A "ps" on
the linux VM shows that they are still running. This happens with
emacs too, and emacsclient calls also do not open windows on the
Is it a change to Cygwin or a change to a Fedora 27 package? Is there a fix?
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