need to know how to configure
startx to start the desktop or window
manager of your choice, edit .
xinitrc in your home
directory. This will start Gnome:
You can list all of your installed window managers and desktop environments:
exec gnome-session #exec startkde #exec icewm #exec icewm-experimental #exec afterstep #exec enlightenment #exec blackbox
Entering all of your installed window managers makes it easy to change the default by uncommenting the one you want. Be sure that only one is uncommented at a time.
Gnome, KDE, and XFce should be started from their startup
startxfce—rather than their
If a user has no
startx will look for the
.xinitrc, which will be
tucked away somewhere in
Windows file locations tend to be different on the various Linux
distributions, so you might as well get used to hunting them
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