Re: Please help

Doug (doemill@shocking.com)
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 02:23:12 -0700


Ok, Thanks a lot


> > 
> > ! 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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