[OT] windowmanagers (was Re: [PD] fullscreen)

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Nov 25 15:01:50 CET 2004

Marc Boon wrote:
> MvH wrote:

> I can't get this to work.
> Setting up a .xinitrc in my home dir doesn't do anything. I just get the 
> usual KDE desktop. Is there anything else I have to do?

i never hazzle with things like that, but it seems like your .xinitrc 
does not get executed.
.xinitrc will be executed when you call "xinit" (from the console)
(e.g. you stop all display managers, login to a console, and type xinit)

if you do a normal graphical login the following is going on: root 
starts the display-manager (which is similar to running xinit; so 
everything that happens afterwards is already too late for your .xinitrc 
to be read); when you log in, your task will be forked off the main 


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