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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2009 08:39:38 +0100 (CET)
From:      Pieter Donche <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Cc:        "mail.list freebsd-questions" <>
Subject:   Re: how to configure xbiff
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On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Polytropon wrote:

> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:21:48 +0100 (CET), Pieter Donche <> wrote:
>> What precise command do I have to write in what startup file,
>> so that this does the same thing on FreeBSD/KDE3.5 ?
> I have the following line in my ~/.xinitrc:
> 	xbiff -geometry 50x50+0+998 &
> This is for the lower left corner of a 1400x1050 21" CRT.
> If you think you need further options, consult "man xbiff". :-)

>From a terminal window command line xbiff -geometry 50x50-5+5 & puts
it in my upper right corner, but if I put that in my .xinitrc 
(and chmod 755 ~/.xinitrc) nothing happens. Are you using kdm window 
manager or xdm ? (I have in my /etc/ttys: 
ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodeamon" xterm on secure)

Would .xinitrc not be processed by kdm window manager?

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