On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 08:00:16AM -0700, Greg Wiley wrote:
> On Friday, July 13, 2001 1:54 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > If you use xdm, the trick is [...]
> > Since programs in your x session are usually descendants of ~/.xsession,
> > they will automatically be run with the right environment settings.
> Right, just make sure your bash-specific com-
> mands (like alias defs) are in .bashrc so they
> will be run at term start.
> > Since I am not a gdm/kdm user, I cannot tell how it works there, but the
> > idea shoudl be the same, I guess.
> The problem with ~/.xsession for kdm is that
> you lose the session selection capability of
> the login app. I ended up creating a new
> mechanism that sources a local user init file
> before running the main Xsession.
> There might be a better way that doesn't
> require modifying /etc/X11/kdm/Xsession
> and I'd be happy to hear it.
Submit a bug with your improvement. That way, it'll be the last
time anyone had to modify /etc/X11/kdm/Xsession for this reason.
Perhaps a .ksession file? Again, I'm not into the k* or g* thing.