Starting xfce4 from xdm?

Peter Humphrey prh at
Mon Mar 21 18:30:34 CET 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 18:01:58 +0100
Michael Lestinsky <michael.lestinsky at> wrote:

> Peter Humphrey wrote on  21.03.2005:
> > I've been trying to find out how to get xdm to start xfce4 when I
> > log in, but it's a bit hard to find the wood because of all the
> > trees. 
> Start it via "startxfce4" from your .xsession.

Nope. I still get twm. I had no such file so created it. I've tried the
full path /usr/bin/startxfce4, making the file executable, adding
#!/bin/bash as the first line - still no joy :-( 

There must be more to it than that.

Peter Humphrey
Linux Counter 5290. Aug 93

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