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Re: [desktop] Seeking Summit to Discuss X Display and Session Management

#include <hallo.h>
* Peter Mathiasson [Wed, Nov 13 2002, 01:20:47PM]:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 11:31:59PM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > Think, Branden, think, and try using Debian as a new user. Run
> > 
> > startx MyWM
> > 
> > What will happen?
> It'll start X and try to run xterm with MyWM as argument which will
> fail.
> But I guess you presumable meant "startx `which MyWM`"; which will
> start X and use MyWM as client.

That is exactly what I did not mean. $USER expect to execute the
program as-is, not providing the full path. And even with the current
configuration, there is no helpful output (on the end!) when a such call

> Normally one would create a .xinitrc file though.

Normally, one would need to RTFM before editing .xinitrc. Note,

Q: How does a spoilt rich girl change a light bulb?
A: She says, "Daddy, I want a new apartment."

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