[arch-general] Xinitrc wiki still references copying /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc ?

Zachary Kline zkline at speedpost.net
Fri Mar 18 04:14:50 UTC 2016


I know this. :) The Xorg package doesn’t contain xinitrc. That’s in the xInit package.

So pacman -S xinit, and it will be there.
> On Mar 17, 2016, at 9:12 PM, David C. Rankin <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> All,
>  I'm working to setup fluxbox on a virtual arch install inside ESXI which I
> will access via rdesktop (or something similar). In configuring flux to start at
> boot I was following the wiki:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xinitrc
>  The point about copying the default xinitrc to ~/.xinitrc references a file
> that no longer exists in the current Xorg install. e.g.:
> cp /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc ~/.xinitrc
>  What is the current way to set up your ~/.xinitrc (or is that even needed
> anymore?)
> -- 
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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