X startup

Charles Howse chowse at charter.net
Thu Nov 27 10:36:01 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

Someone correct me if I'm wrong...
From what I understand .xsession is only read when logging in with xdm, the 
graphical login manager, so .xinitrc is the correct file to edit, as others 
have mentioned.
Sorry for any confusion. 


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