Re: Re: Whats the alternative to .xinitrc
- Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:53:41 +0000
- From: Rob Brewer <debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Re: Whats the alternative to .xinitrc
>> I am running up to date KDE Sid with SDDM but I need to start the gnome
>> keyring at x startup to satisfy Midori dependencies.
>> The Midori FAQ suggests adding “export `gnome-keyring-daemon –start`” to
>> the historical .xinitrc but this seems to be ignored as does .xsession as
>> suggested by the startx man page.
>> As .xinitrc has worked OK in the past, how do I now set the user
>> when X starts?
>My .xsessionrc is functional. The magic happens in
> | # This file is sourced by Xsession(5), not executed.
> | #Source user defined xsessionrc (locales and other environment variables)
> | if [ -r "$USERXSESSIONRC" ]; then
> | . "$USERXSESSIONRC"
> | fi
>Attention: I'm running SysV init -- perhaps things are different in other
Thank you for your help, I was wrong footed by the man page which suggested
using .xsession not .xsessionrc so I guess the man page needs an update. Looks
like it is now OK after changing to .xsessionrc.
Also sorry for the double posting, I has DNS problems which caused me to be
unsubscribed and I didn't see the replies.