Hi Ali,

On 08.09.2010 08:06, Abder-Rahman Ali wrote:
> I have installed "xinit".
> 
> Now, when I want to run "startx", I get the following:
> 
> Abder-Rahman@Abder-Rahman-PC ~
> $ startx
> xauth:  creating new authority file /home/Abder-Rahman/.serverauth.1188
> xinit:  Resource temporarily unavailable (errno 11):  Another X server 
> instance is running on DISPLAY :0
> 
> Why is that?

The error message indicated that "another X server instance is running",
have you checked that?

Accidentally I installed cygwin with X today and it worked out of the
box (W7 Pro x64).

HTH