PLS answer my question!

Bob Collins freebsd at
Thu Nov 6 11:59:32 PST 2003

At 02:51 PM 11/6/2003, Valerian Galeru wrote:
>I installed x windows with sysinstall, then i installed blackbox (a window 
>manager). Then if x server is not started and i execute blackbox command i 
>get a error like this: x server not started something like this. If i 
>start xserver and then run the blackbox command,  i get another error 
>(something like this one: another windows manager started, but i didnt 
>install any window manager). And then, i can configure ~/.xinitrc but i 
>cant find it in my home directory (in /home/val (val is my username) and 
>in root the same). Ok. In man xstart it is said that this file can miss, 
>and then i must go to /usr/...... after i configure that file and run 
>startx nothing happens. What is the problem? How can i deinstall x windows 
>and start it again? Or what can i DO???  10x  for help

A more direct subject line would help.

Why not try startx at your command prompt?
If .xinitrc is not there, why not make it?


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