Startx in BSD

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Startx in BSD

Postby wolf-nv » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:43 pm

I know I am a hopeless "Noob", but I like GBSD a lot and want to tweak it my way! I have installed "BlackBox" and a couple of daughter files! I want this to come up as WM when I type "startx"! All the "docs" I have read state that you have to tweak your ".xinitrc" file! For the life of me I cannot find that file :( ! Does BSD have it's own file or have I just missed it. Any help would be appreciated!

On a, more productive, note, I have always been leery of compiling and "shell batch files", but I'm learning! Not too bad for an old guy of 64yrs!! :shock:

Thanks, wolf-nv :geek:
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Re: Startx in BSD

Postby ericbsd » Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:34 am

By default user don't have a .xinitrc you have to create it
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Re: Startx in BSD

Postby wolf-nv » Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:19 pm

Thanks, Eric! Now the only thing I need is a sample and where to put it!! I'm pretty good at figuring out things! ;)
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Re: Startx in BSD

Postby ericbsd » Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:41 am

Code: Select all
/home/yourusername/.xinitrc
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Re: Startx in BSD

Postby bsdkeith » Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:12 am

You can copy
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/usr/local/etc/xinit/xinitrc
to your /home as .xinitrc & modify it for your needs.
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