FreeBSD 7.2 Installation Manual

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Fri Jun 12 13:44:25 UTC 2009

Hi, Nick

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 9:09 AM, <Nick at> wrote:
> In
> It says: "If the X server has been configured and a Default Desktop chosen,
> it can be started by typing startx at the command line." but nowhere in the
> manual or the installation program is there any information or options on X
> server configuration or choosing a Default Desktop!  Help!

You can set a default desktop by creating $HOME/.xinitrc containing:

Unless someone beats me to it, I'll take a look at this over the
weekend and submit a patch for the handbook.

Glen Barber

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