Re: Newbie Questions
On Sat, Apr 03, 1999 at 07:55:06PM +0930, Mark Phillips wrote:
> > .xinitrc is used if you start X with 'startx' and .xession if you run
> > xdm.
> This can't be right, as I use startx and ".xsession".
it is right if you're talking about X on other *NIX systems, but not with
debian. debian (from slink onwards i think) has an alternative (more
elegant IMO) arrangement. see Xsession(5).
the short answer: .xsession is used by both startx and xdm in debian.
correct me if i'm wrong, but that's what i understood from the manpage.
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