Cygwin make OpenBox start

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

  1. install Openbox. From Windows Command Prompt:
   setup-x86_64 -P openbox
   
  1. in Cygwin, create/edit ~/.xinitrc
   exec openbox-session
   
  1. reopen Cygwin window and start Openbox desktop environment by
   startx
   
  1. Open Terminal, etc. by right clicking in the grey desktop that opens.