[arch-general] X fails to start after editing ~/.xinitrc

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 17:46:53 EDT 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Juan R. de Silva
<juan.r.d.silva at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Sep 2011 17:16:37 -0400, Shacristo wrote:
>> Perhaps you should have it actually start a window manager, eg "exec
>> openbox-session" or whatever your preferred wm is.
> Well, I've purposely not installed any DE or WM yet. My goal at this
> point is to configure default X environment with its basic window manager
> and to make them using Terminus fonts.
> And then, if in my case X fails to start with the bare .xinitrc file how
> it would make things any better adding to the file additional commands/
> instructions.

I'm not a .xinitrc guru, but sometimes things didn't want to work
properly until I added a wm e.g. playing games or videos in a separate
X server.

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