Is WinaXe an X Windows Client for Windows ?

Q: Is WinaXe an X Windows Client for Windows ?

A: You can open X Windows Clients on Windows with it, but it is a pc x server.

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Frequently Asked Questions
When I run startup, I get an error message "can't connect to host"!

Startup is a program for automating host access and X client startup with using the REXEC or RSH protocol. You can enter a single command and execute one on a host or run a local startup file that will automatically start one or more X clients. In order to use Startup, your host system must support either the REXEC or RSH protocol. Besides, you need to know the following information about any host you want to connect to:

1) For REXEC startup, your user ID name and password.
2) For RSH startup, your user ID name. Some hosts require your PC to be authorized before using RSH, as it does not require a password. On UNIX systems, you need to add your PC name to the host's /etc/hosts.equiv and the $HOME/.rhosts files .

Please check /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/services files on the remote host. The services file is a local source of information regarding each service available trough the Internet. The services file must contains an entry for each service. Each entry has the form: servis-name port/protocol aliases.

The /etc/inetd.conf file contains the list servers that inetd invokes when it receives an Internet request over a socket. Each server entry must be composed of single line of the form:
service-name end-point-type protocol wait-status uid server-progtam server-arguments. Please check that this files contains lines:

"exec ..." for REXEC,
"shell ..." for RSH.

The command in the Command field or in the startup file will be sent to the host with the name or IP address specified in the Host field. If the command starts a client, the client session will commence. The initial socket will be closed after the amount of time specified in the Exit after Timeout of field.

By using the "Startup" utility execute "PATH_TO_XTERM_PROGRAM/xterm -display $(LOCALIP):0&" command, where "PATH_TO_XTERM_PROGRAM" is path to the xterm program.

You can see all response from Unix hosts in the "Status Message" box of the Xstartup utility. If "Log File" box has been checked, host or command messages will be saved in a log file for the amount of time specified in the Exit after Timeout of field.

Please add into the files "hosts" ( for Windows (C:\WINNT\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) and Unix machines) all necessary names of hosts with their IP address.

For example: In Command line the Startup window you can type

/usr/X11R6/bin/xterm -display $(LOCALIP):0

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