> well startx is a command that , in Linux, gives you access to a 
> graphical
> interface (so people live happily with a command line, for most of their
> lives).
> I am not exactly an expert on Cygwin settings, so I just responded to 
> your
> original email, after having tried the commands I wrote on my Cygwin
> installation.
> Maybe this is a DISPLAY variable setting thing which was done 
> automatically
> in my setup but not in yours.. But when you've got it startx working,
> you're in Cygwin and perfectly all right. You can go on from  there.
> From what you've written, Cygwin runs ok (using startx), you can start
> Gnuplot
> and Ruby individually.
> So now, the only things you must make sure now is to conform to  both
> Ruby and Gnuplot syntax :-).
> Best regards,
> 
> Axel

Ok, I can live with that.  I'll give the ruby/gnuplot a try and let you 
know how it goes.  Thanks.

jon

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