xinitrc is not mentioned

Stephan Windmüller windy at
Thu Jul 24 09:13:46 CEST 2003

Chuck Mead <csm at> writes:

> Maybe... you don't say what version of linux you are running. With RH in
> runlevel 5 it will read a ~/.xsession file when it starts X. You could
> put the command to start xscreensaver in an ~/.xsession file and that
> should work.

I am running Debian Sarge at the default runlevel 2. Neither .xsession
nor .xinitrc are executed on startup.

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