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Re: Getting error message when launching X-Window apps in Cygwin




Greetings, akshay chavan!

> I think I found out why I faced this problem. When downloading Cygwin, I
> had chosen "download without installing". This installed only the base
> package. Later, I followed the instructions at
> http://x.cygwin.com/docs/ug/setup.html#setup-cygwin-x-installing to install
> X server. I think this double installation created some problem.
> I just deleted cygwin and reinstalled it. This time I chose, the "Install
> from internet" option. Surprisingly this time, it showed xorg-server in the
> "select packages" dialog (the previous time, it did not). So, I just
> followed the instructions exactly as given in
> http://x.cygwin.com/docs/ug/setup.html#setup-cygwin-x-installing and also installed nedit from the packages.

When you run in "Install from local directory" mode, it will only show
packages present in the local cache. THAT was likely what happened to you.


P.S.
No top posting in this list, please.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Saturday, February 9, 2019 16:34:30

Sorry for my terrible english...


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