Beginner Questions

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Thu Jun 8 21:53:24 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 08:14:06AM -0400, Mayo, Richard A RDECOM CERDEC STCD SRI wrote:
> I'm setting up a FreeBSD box for the first time, so naturally I have a bunch of questions.  I'm sure these are addressed on the web somewhere, but I'm not having any luck finding anything so here goes:
> What file controls the way Xwindows sets up after I log on?  I got the graphical login screen, but now I want to start Xwindows with kde rather than twm.

With `startx', it is ~/.xinitrc
WIth `kdm', it is ~/.xsession
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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