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Re: /etc/inittab not executed upon starting X with startx command

>>>>> Tech Geek <techgeek12345@gmail.com> writes:


 > However, I want to do a auto login into my fluxbox (instead of user
 > typing in username and password in xdm) and I still want the basic
 > login console on Serial Port 1. So I removed xdm package (apt-get
 > purge xdm) and added the following line to my /etc/rc.local:

 > su - user -c startx

 > Now my system does the autologin into fluxbox but I no longer get my
 > login console on Serial Port 1.

	I guess that the inittab(5) entry in question is only started
	after rc.local finishes.  Therefore, starting startx(1) in the
	background may help.


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