I’m getting X11 errors when using rstudio with Putty and Xming

We’ve had issues reported by users of Putty with Xming where the rstudio program fails to launch with error such as:

$ rstudio
qt.qpa.xcb: X server does not support XInput 2
failed to get the current screen resources
libGL error: unable to load driver: swrast_dri.so
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
The X11 connection broke: I/O error (code 1)
XIO: fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server "localhost:10.0"
after 391 requests (382 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

One solution we’ve found is to use the vcxsrv (from https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv/) instead of the older Xming

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