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Re: xinitrc isn't being read??



On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 03:55:45PM +0000, Pollywog wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 05:41:27 -0800, Eric G . Miller said:
> 
> >  
> >  Actually, I think on Debian at least, one only needs an .xsession file
> >  for both modes (other distributions are different).  At least, it has
> >  always worked here.  Should be that /etc/Xsession is always run, and it
> >  sources ~/.xsession.  Check /etc/xinit/xinitrc (which is run by startx).
> 
> Doesn't ~/.xsession have to be executable?  Also, I don't believe kdm
> and friends use ~/.xsession but they have their own startup scripts.

Yes (for chmod +x ~/.xsession). I believe your correct about kdm, GDM
may or may not use it depending on whether you choose GNOME session or
Debian or Xsession.  In most other [normal?] cases, it should be
sourced.

-- 
Eric G. Miller <egm2@jps.net>



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