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I cannot use Awesome with Xming

I get the following error when I try to run awesome WM in cygwin with Xming: W: awesome: color_init_reply:136: awesome: error, cannot allocate color '#000000'
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I am experiencing strange font problems with urxvt in Xwin

It appears that characters are shifted over one pixel to the left. I am experiencing this problem in multiple fonts. I have previously not experienced this problem. Here is a picture of the behavior ...
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xfig, xming, and fonts

I am using SecureCRT to SSH to a Linux box with X11 forwarding enabled. When I run xfig it shows up with Xming and everything works except the only font it will show in the diagrams is 6x13. Changing ...
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Does Xming X11 forwarding support when putty logon to the 1st host to get to the 2nd host to run UI app?

Can not ssh straight to the 2nd host, I have to ssh to the 1st host then to the 2nd host to execute a UI and I'm running putty from a windows desktop.
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Limiting the maximum window size on gnome

I'm using Xming to connect to a redhat box running gnome for development (I found that VNC had issues with all of the various different keystrokes). I have three smallish monitors, so I want to run ...
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Font size with XMing X11 forwarding too small

I am using a GUI application running on a remote Linux host, but displaying on my Windows desktop using the XMing server, PuTTY with X11 forwarding, (and ssh -X as well, which is done by SLURM's srun ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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X11 Forwarding windows program on linux computer

I would like to be able to get Unity3D to run on my Linux desktop. This does not work (at all) in wine. My plan is to ssh forward the window of it from my windows 7 computer to my Linux computer. ...
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Copy & Paste Highlighting Issue with PuTTY and Xming

To edit my scripts on a remote machine (Fedora 17) from a Windows 7/8 machine, I use PuTTY and Xming. I use Gedit to edit the scripts. Recently (without knowledge of anything changing..), copy and ...
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Use Xming without putty

I currently do have putty and xming working correctly in tandem, however I don't really enjoy using putty's interface and the first command I run is gnome-terminal & and get my favorite terminal ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

I've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

I've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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start X window applications with Cygwin+Xming or CygwinX on Windows 7 64-bit?

I followed the instructions from previous posts on superuser to try and install cygwin including xorg-server as well as trying the alternative of bringing up X windows using Xming (including setting ...
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Remote access to Windows applications from Linux without limiting to desktop area

For example xming (for access Linux/Unix X Window application on Windows host) I be able to select multiwindow mode when each Linux windows show as resular MS Windows application: But I don't know ...
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On Mac, mimic Windows (PuTTY and Xming) with XQuartz to connect to Linux server and display java GUIs

At University and on my home computer, I use a program called PuTTY to SSH connect to lcpu.bath.ac.uk (a linux server), and I use the program Xming to display visible elements, such as java and python ...
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Remote GVIM with Xming hangs when lost and restored focus

I have a following setup: a Windows 7 laptop with Xming installed and FreeBSD with GVIM in VirtualBox. I set up everything (set DISPLAY env variable, opened ports, allowed Xming to accept connections ...
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Xming and Cygwin/X

For the sole purpose of remotely accessing X applications on Linux from a Windows machine: What are the differences between Xming and Cygwin/X? (e.g. in terms of speed/features). Do they satisfy the ...
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getting Ubuntu-quality fonts / configuration under Cygwin/X

I have Cygwin/X installed on a Win7 box. I also have an Ubuntu VM running on the Win7 host. If I do the following: Start Xming on the Win7 box Start mate-terminal under Cygwin/X then ...
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PuTTY + Xming + GNU screen: can it be done?

When I connect to a remote host (running darwin) with PuTTY, and having Xming running alongside, I can run, e.g., xlogo on the remote host, and I see the appropriate xlogo display clientside. But ...
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X-ming, Ubuntu apps - getting the Ubuntu style/theme to load

I am running X-ming on Windows 7 and using putty to ssh into an Ubuntu system. On the Ubuntu system I use the command: $ gnome-terminal & to display a terminal back on the Windows box. When I ...
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Xming clipboard only works one way

I recently started using Xming to display-back X11 applications from a Linux VM to my Win XP desktop. It's great -- much more useful than the solution I had before, which used VNC -- but the ...
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New Xming Windows Doesn't Grab Focus

I do my day-to-day work on Windows 7 (no, that's not going to change) and often need to work with Linux running on Parallels. Switching between Windows and Linux desktops is a pain, so I've installed ...
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I can not start xterm anymore under Cygwin + Xming under Win 7

I am using Cygwin under Windows 7 with Xming. I can not start xterm anymore, although I was able to do it previously on the same installation. Xming is running. DISPLAY variable is set to ...
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Is it possible to change the look and feel of remote X applications running under Xming?

I am running Eclipse remotely right now, in Xming on my Windows pc, through an ssh tunnel from my laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. As seen below, it doesn't look that bad, but it seems that my ...
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Problem with resizing Subwindows in Eclipse Xming combination

I'm running Eclipse on a Linux server and I'm displaying it locally through xwindow forwarding using xming. Whenever I create something like a subwindow (like opening project properties or the Project ...
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xterm fonts and font size

I am using Cygwin on Windows 7 with Xming (Xming 6.9.0.31). I have also installed the Xming fonts (Xming-fonts 7.5.0.34). I tried more or less all possible combinations from the "VT Fonts" menu in ...
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How do you move windows around in Xming (or generally in X-Windows)?

I'm using Molden, a molecular modeling program in the Xming X-Windows server, and when I set it up to put it's myriad subwindows into a single frame, I seem to lose the ability to move them around and ...
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Cygwin: xterm not starting in user $HOME…?

I've got a working Xming / Cygwin installation set up on my Windows. Well, mostly... I did set my home directory to /cygdrive/d in /etc/passwd. When I start the Cygwin Bash Shell (the pimped-up DOS ...
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Urxvt flashes when running over SSH on Xming

I have a windows 7 computer running Xming 6.9.0.31. I connect to my linux box running Ubuntu Server 9.10 with plink and run urxvt. It starts up and works perfectly however the urxvt screen flashes ...
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Problem with remoted display of java applications

I'm trying to remote display Java based development environments, such as NetBeans and IntelliJ, from a linux machine to a windows machine. When I do this, the right click functionality of the ...