X startup

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Thu Nov 27 10:09:11 PST 2003

On Thursday 27 November 2003 12:05 pm, Ed Stewart wrote:
> Hi, I have just finished installing FreeBSD 4.7, everything is working
> fine even X. When I use startx as root Gnome and enlightment loads,but
> when I load on with my username and startx it loads Xterm. My question
> is how do I get Gnome to load instead of xterm? I am new to freebsd and
> am not sure where to look. I tried to find an answer on google,but no
> luck. Thanks for any replies, Ed

Create the file,  .xinitrc in the users directory.
In that file add -  exec gnomesession
That ought to do it


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