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  1. #1

    How do I find my .xinitrc file?


    I'm trying to install a program and get this:

    Edit the .xinitrc file of the user you want to run XPde and put this line:
    /usr/share/xpde/bin/startxpde

    How do I find the file to edit?

    Thanks

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    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    if you prefix " . " any file name it becomes hidden....
    .xinitrc is a hiiden file.

    to view hidden files, on terminal you can use this command
    $ ls -al | less
    or
    click on show hidden file in konqueror. this file must be in ur home folder... or try find file/folders !



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    If you can't find that file, try searching for .xsession, as it is the equivalent for xorg.

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    Erm: .xinitrc is used for X.org as well. At least, it is on my system.

    The short answer to your question is that the file is located at /home/user/.xinitrc, where user is whichever user you want to modify.

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