[Kinda solved] Re: Why does xfce4.8 hang in Cygwin 1.7 for me?

Rick rbonafied at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 22:45:36 CEST 2011

On 06/14/2011 08:34 PM, Rick wrote:
> Hi,
> I using the cygwinports compiled xfce4.8 packages. I can type
> 'startxfce4' and an X background starts, but then xinitrc hangs when
> trying to launch xfconf and xfce-session, etc. I'm stuck. I've tried
> commenting out various things in xinitrc, but it always hangs somewhere.
> R
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I didn't find an answer, but I did find a workaround.
startx /usr/bin/xterm -iconic -e /usr/bin/startxfce4

I'm not sure why I had to do this, but at least I'm able to proceed.


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