Cygwin make OpenBox start

To make OpenBox GUI desktop environment start when you type startx in Cygwin:

Install Openbox from Windows Command Prompt:

setup-x86_64 -P openbox

In Cygwin, create/edit ~/.xinitrc and restart Cygwin.

exec openbox-session


Start Cygwin Openbox desktop environment by


Open Terminal, etc. by right clicking in the grey desktop that opens.