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Old 09-09-2003, 04:59 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 10.0, ArchLinux, FreeBSD 5.3
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.xinitrc programs start twice on startup

I run Slack 9.0 in runlevel 3 ---- and I am having a problem.
Everything in my .xinitrc file seems to run twice on startup. One instance of most of them close after startup is complete, however some dont.

Eg- here's my Flux .xinitrc
LinNeighborhood &
xset b off &
wmdrawer &
wmmaiload &
asmon &
fluxter -w &
exec fluxbox

when I startx two instances of all those programs open. Then they all close except fluxter. So I wind up with two instances of fluxter open in my slit.

Same with xfce, except that I wind up with two panels. I can't kill any of them since X shuts down.

Also, the exit commands of the WM's don't work properly. If I use it all the window borders disappear, but the programs remain open.....(all those slit/dock/wharf dockapps!!!). Have to use Ctrl-Alt-Backspace each time to get out.

Everything starts fine and shuts down fine in runlevel 4. However, I don't like to go directly into X.

Hope you guys can help....I've looked around and noone seems to have had this problem.



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