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Re: newbie needs clarification

On Sat, Feb 27, 1999 at 10:06:21PM +0000, wtopa@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> Quoting James E. Starr(mkhoney@bellsouth.net):

> > clarification.  One post said to put  "fontpath Unix/:7101" in the
> > xf86config file.  Another said
> > not to do this, put it in .xinitrc.  Which is correct?

> > p.s.  I've looked  everywhere I can think of on my system and am unable
> > to find a file named
> > .xinitrc.  Where would it be hiding?

> I have seen is done both ways.  I guess it is your choice.  Reports
> from users clain that they both work ok.

Editing XF86Config will cause the change to apply to every X session run
on your system.  Putting a command in .xinitrc will mean that it only
affects you.  Which one you use is a matter of personal preference.

.xinitrc is in your home directory - it is the script that run when
you start up X.  The default one is IIRC in /etc/X11/Xsession.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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