FBSD 8.2R can't startx
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Mar 20 13:38:20 UTC 2011
On Sun, 20 Mar 2011, Gua Chung Lim wrote:
>> Without a .xinitrc, the system one (/usr/local/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc) is
>> used. That starts twm as you describe. So it's good news--xorg is
> Probably yes.
>> Which probably indicates a problem with the way KDE is being started, or
>> there may be a problem with a KDE component. See
> But GNOME could not start either.
> Is there anything stay in between xorg and DE?
.xinitrc is just a shell script. Anything it runs before the window
manager has to either complete or be run in the background, or it will
prevent the script from continuing. For example, I use devilspie, a
utility which can move windows around. In .xinitrc:
Please show your .xinitrc.
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