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Old 02-17-2004, 08:45 PM   #1
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Arrow cant find .xsession


hi,

i need to add a few things to my startup, but i cannot fine the .xsession file

im running slackware

i think i have a different file that controls startup but i forget which one lol

if anyone could help that would be great

thanks
 
Old 02-17-2004, 09:57 PM   #2
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well typically these files don't exist by default, and its up to the user to make them ..
same with the file .xinitrc, etc....
 
Old 02-17-2004, 10:12 PM   #3
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hrrmmm....

so how would i go about making one of these files?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 10:38 PM   #4
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you just make them

The system default for Xsession are somewhere in /etc. Probably, /etc/X11/Xsession. You can copy that one over to your home directory and name it .Xsession. And then you'll have to modify it to suit your needs.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 11:09 PM   #5
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hrmm...

in my /etc/X11 folder i have an XF86Config file

also there is another dir in there called xinit..

etc/X11/xinit

in here

i have a few files...

xinitrc.twm
xinitr.fluxbox
xinitrc.gnome

xinitrc.wmaker
xinitr.fluxbo
xinitrc.gnome

and xinitrc

would i just need to copy xinitrc.fluxbox (using for the purtiness :]) into ~/ ?
 
Old 02-18-2004, 01:15 AM   #6
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I'm actually not quite dure what .Xsession is for. I think it's for people who use graphical login and I don't. For me, I can use a ~/.xinitrc to customize my X startup. I think your xinitrc.fluxbox is for starting up fluxbox. Copy that to your home directory and rename it .xinitrc. And then do
startx
and see if it starts fluxbox.
 
  


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