sorry for the idiot question, but....

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Aug 10 12:04:48 GMT 2005

On 2005-08-10 09:07, Stijn Hoop <stijn at> wrote:
> There is a way to start gnome using the 'startx' method but I don't
> know it.

1. Copy over /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc to ~/.xinitrc and make
   sure it's executable by at least you, the owner of the file.

2. Replace the final commands (that spawn "a few useful programs") with:

	exec gnome-session

3. Done

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