Dan Burcaw (email@example.com)
Wed, 2 Jun 1999 09:34:55 -0600 (MDT)
It's because the file doesn't exist by default :)
If you create it, the value of it will override the system default...
On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, Evan Read wrote:
> Hey guys.
> I am trying to get KDE configured as my GUI on my new YDL install but am
> having a problem.
> I can't find the file ".Xinitrc" (or even ".xinitrc");
> I have read that after rpming the packages, it is a simple matter of
> putting startkde (a nice script apparently) in either the ".xsession",
> ".xclients" or ".xinitrc" file...
> I can't find it anywhere... I have been trying to use the "find" command
> but it s coming up with nothing.
> the startx script is pointing to "/HOME$/.xinitrc"
> I am trying to start it as root (coz I haven't bothered to set up myself as
> a user... yet).
> I have read that this file is located in one's home dir. Startx also points
> to the fact.
> I have looked in /root but have found nothing!!!
> I have tried to create my own .xinitrc file in the /root dir but startx
> ain't pointing to it by the look of it.
> ANy help?
> Evan Read
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