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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:25:24 +0100 (CET)
From:      Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche@ua.ac.be>
To:        Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, "mail.list freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: how to configure xbiff
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.4.63.0903261723060.4516@hmacs.cmi.ua.ac.be>
In-Reply-To: <20090326153918.GA84393@melon.esperance-linux.co.uk>
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On Thu, 26 Mar 2009, Frank Shute wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 08:39:38AM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Polytropon wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:21:48 +0100 (CET), Pieter Donche
>>> <Pieter.Donche@ua.ac.be> 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?
>
> Probably not.
> ~/.xinitrc is only run when you use startx and ~/.xsession is used
> when you run the display manager xdm(1).
> I believe kdm also uses xsession.

no xbiff icon neither when put in an .xsession file
Also nothing to see about this xbiff in the file
.session-errors-MYDISPLAYNAME:0
??



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