Re: Please help

Albert Dorofeev (Albert@mail.dma.be)
Tue, 04 Aug 1998 10:09:38 +0200


David Mihm wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, doemill wrote:
> 
> ! Hello there!
> ! Theres one thing i cant find anywere. A
> ! step-by-step guide for beginners like myself. I have compiled AfterStep
> ! fine, but am
> ! totaly stuck on putting the commands in my xinitrc file. I have tried
> ! and tried, but
> ! cant! Can you tell me what to do to that file to start afterstep when i
> ! do the "startx" ?
> ! Thanks a bunch! And asuming I havent done anything to any files, except
> ! compiled, thanks!!
> !                         doug
> 
>         You must not have read the entire line in the INSTALL/README file,
> it is shown below as a refresher:
> 
>         vi Imakefile ; ./configure ; xmkmf ; make Makefiles ; make ;
>         su root -c "make install ; make install.man" ;
>         echo afterstep > ~/.xinitrc; startx

Well, the very basic thing you need is the last line.
I think it is also a good idea to make ~/.xinitrc
executable (chmod 755 ~/.xinitrc) since it is a shell
script after all.

Albert

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