You can start X clients for display on your X server by:
Right-clicking on the "X applications menu" icon in the notification area, and choosing from the menu.
Note: The alacarte package may be installed to edit the menu via Preferences->Main Menu.
Running the client from a Cygwin shell, e.g.
$ xterm &
Note: When starting from X clients from a shell, it may be necessary to ensure the
DISPLAYenvironment variable is set correctly. This step is not necessary if you are entering your commands into an X terminal, as DISPLAY must already be set in that case. e.g. in a bash shell:
$ export DISPLAY=:0.0