[Flent-users] [tohojo/flent] flent-gui not launching from Cygwin environment on Windows 10 (#159)

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen notifications at github.com
Tue Mar 19 23:07:34 EET 2019

cklatsky <notifications at github.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I have a new setup that I am trying to get Flent gui to run, so I may view test output files.  The setup is Cygwin environment running on Windows 10.  Cygwin definition copied below from Wikipedia.  I have all the packages installed successfully, but I get this output when trying to launch the gui:
> CKlats000 at HQSWL-c029872 ~
> $ flent --new-gui-instance
> Started Flent 1.2.2 using Python 2.7.15.
> font search path ['/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/mpl-data/fonts/ttf', '/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/mpl-data/fonts/afm', '/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/mpl-data/fonts/pdfcorefonts']
> generated new fontManager
> Initialised matplotlib v2.2.4 on numpy v1.11.2.
> QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-CKlats000'
> qt.qpa.screen: QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display
> Could not connect to any X display.
> I am thinking maybe it is just some environment variable that needs to
> be set, but not sure which one.  Any suggestions?

This is probably because you haven't started the X server. See

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