First make sure that you have X installed and running by typing 'startx' in a cygwin console. If it starts in a plain window manager, you're running either twm or failsafe. Reconfigure your X config to use Gnome. External links Edit XDMCP. Retrieved from "https://cygwin.fandom.com/wiki/Cygwin_Gnome?oldid=2950" Categories: Gnome Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.