> Sent: Monday, August 1, 2011 2:43 PM
> Subject: Re: X server shutdown or killed/destroyed
> On 29/07/2011 15:27, Howard Feil wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply.
>> So far ssh -Y seems to be doing the trick.
> I'd like to know a bit more about why this is happening, though, so if you
> could share the OS and sshd version which is running on the machine you are
> sshd-ing to, and the output when you connect using ssh -vvv -X, that would be
>> On 26/07/2011 14:20, Howard Feil wrote:
>>> I have installed cygwin on several windows XP 32bit machines. To do the install I used the defaults and then installed all of X11 and
>>> Networks. After a little while
>> about 20 minutes?
>>> when opening a new windows, I get the
>>> The application 'gedit' lost its connection to the display localhost:11.0;
>>> most likely the X server was shut down or you killed/destroyed
>>> the application.
>>> It doesn't matter what I do next, nothing simple makes the x-server come back alive.
>>> is happening on multiple machines. For some reasons I have other
>>> machines that never have a problem. These machines may have older
>>> Any advice is appreciated.
>> Use ssh -Y
>>  http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2011-05/msg00394.html
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