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Old 09-30-2004, 04:28 PM   #1
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.xinitrc - root is the only one with this file


This is probably a simple question, but is there a reason why root is the only user with the .xinitrc file - located here /root

I have other users on this system, shouldn't their corresponding .xinitrc file be in /home/%username%

I am running slackware 10

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Old 09-30-2004, 04:51 PM   #2
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when you create users, if you want them to have xinitrc, it needs to be in the skeleton.

it's easy enough to create, and being a preference thing anyways, why can't the users create it themselves?
 
Old 09-30-2004, 07:20 PM   #3
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Slack by default doesn't create a ~/.xinitrc or
provide a template ...

I think someone mentioned that running xfce (or
another one of the smaller wm's) will create one,
though ...


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Old 09-30-2004, 07:22 PM   #4
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awesome, I was just wasnt sure if i could create the file.

i know this is a bit off the topic, but how can i have a user logged in automatically and then startx ? (all automatic)

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Old 09-30-2004, 07:31 PM   #5
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What do you mean OffTopic?
This is YOUR thread :}


It can easily be done if you use kdm (or gdm, for
that matter) ... both allow you to set an option for
automagic login. Not sure about a command-line
login or using xdm...


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Old 09-30-2004, 07:34 PM   #6
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how do i know what i am using? i doubt that i am using any of those... but you never know... i am using fluxbox.
 
Old 09-30-2004, 07:39 PM   #7
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That's your WM mate ... how do you start X?

Manually, from a text login?


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Old 09-30-2004, 07:43 PM   #8
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haha ...yeah sorry, yeah test login - currently from a ssh session, thats the whole reason for this - I cant close the ssh session coz it closes everything. I guess im using xdm then... bugger!
 
  


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