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Re: XDM init file



Hi!

On Sun Jul 20, 2003 at 11:52:29PM -0700, Rus Foster wrote:
> I've just started using xdm rather than loggin strigh in on the console.
> One thing I have found is that instead of calling ~/.xinitrc and starting
> sawfish its called something else and started wmaker. Can any one tell me
> what file its called as I can't find anything with grep wmaker ~/.*

So xdm is using the Xsession from /etc/X11. See Xsession.options(5) and
Xsession(5) for an overview of the Xsession mechanism.

Try to mv your ~/.xinitrc to ~/.Xsession and set the executable flag.
Check if /etc/X11/Xsession.options contains following line:
allow-user-xsession

So long
Thomas

PS: Check your mail aliases. Your To: line is set to
debian-use@lists.debian.org

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