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How can I get cygwin X server?

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By running the Cygwin setup.exe and selecting the Cygwin/X packages listed on this page.

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ok thanks, trying to do that now – Charbel Feb 15 '11 at 12:01

If you just need an XServer and not the rest of Cygwin, consider Xming. It's a port of the Cygwin X Server to native Windows, using mingw. It may be easier for you to run. It also has an integrated version of putty to make opening X over ssh easier.

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