booting in graphical mode in fluxbox
oremanj at get-linux.org
Mon Jul 28 22:52:18 PDT 2003
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 10:19:49PM -0700 or thereabouts, Charlie Schluting wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, marlon corleone wrote:
> > how do i boot graphically in fluxbox?
> > im booting up fluxbox in startx method, if i want to
> > boot it in graphical mode, should i COMMENT this
> > entry:
> > exec /usr/X11R6/bin/fluxbox in my .xinitrc and put
> > the entry in .xsession, is that all i have to do?
> Just try it and find out!
> But yes, you only need to put it in your .xinitrc. I don't even have a
> .xsession.. so I'm not sure what its for.
> I've never actually used exec to start a wm, just put:
> fluxbox &
> in .xinitrc, along with other things I want to start.
Here's the Right Way(TM) to do this:
echo '#! /bin/sh' > ~/.xsession
cat ~/.xinitrc >> ~/.xsession
chmod +x ~/.xsession
# edit /etc/ttys and uncomment the line for xdm
su root -c 'kill -HUP 1' # or reboot
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