Startup/shutdown script - xfce *does* have a reasonable way of doing it

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Tue Feb 24 11:31:34 CET 2009

On Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:59:22 +0000 Chris G wrote:

> Well I've found the answer, in fact the answer to this and many of my
> other 'problems' with xfce.
> If you put a file called xinitrc in $HOME/.config/xfce4 it is
> executed in preference to the default /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc.
> Why didn't anyone tell me about this - it's satisfied nearly all my
> problems with xfce4.

Because it's ugly and problematic, and most of how that works will
drastically change (if not disappear) for 4.8.  (I had hoped to change
it for 4.6, but ran out of time.)


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