Tag Archives: cygwin

Cygwin / Apache

A quick note about running Apache under cygwin. If you just run httpd2 on it’s own, you get an error about “invalid system call”. Very annoying. A quick bit of googling reveals that you have to have something called cygserver running. You have to set it up by running cygserver-config the first time. After that, […]

Cygwin / X

At work, I get quite a bit of use out of cygwin. In particular, I find the X server really handy. But I had been using a small batch file to start up the X server, which annoyingly left behind a DOS box whilst the X server was running. But yesterday, I found the c:/cygwin/usr/X11R6/bin/startxwin.bat […]