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Re: Openbox without other desktop environments.

On Wed 11 Nov 2015 at 15:28:25 +0100, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 02:51:30PM +0000, Darac Marjal wrote:
> [...]
> > "man startx" tells us that startx is a frontend to xinit. It also
> > states that configuration should be done in ".xsession". So, open
> > the file "~/.xsession" in your favourite editor (nano is a good
> > beginners editor). In that, try something like the following:
> > 
> > #!/bin/sh
> > xterm &
> > openbox
> Yep: perhaps that's an even better avenue than what I proposed :-)

Using a ~/.xsession is only better if the user wants complete control
over the window manager (and programs) used when the X server is
started. Leaving everything in the hands of the system should still
produce a running WM. 

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