how to start xfce4.8 desktop environment

janu mam janakiramulu.mtech at
Sat Jun 25 13:17:48 CEST 2011

 why xfwm4-4.8.0 giving error even when i installed all its

*NOTE*:the xfconf package provides libxfconf, xfconf-query and xfconfd.

so xfwm4 one of dependency is :libxfconf
so i reinstalled xfconf[third package] again ,still xfwm4 giving
errors xfwm4-4.8.0
can you help me plz

i think xfwm/xfwm4 is window manager[*note*:*if xfwm/xfwm4 is same like
fluxbox-i can skip this xfwm installation part right??.*]
i have already installed
window manager
i think almost i done xfce desktop environment
to start xfce i need to change/add some thing to .xinitrc file right?
my xinitrc file:
root [ ~ ]# cat .xinitrc

shall i add below things to *xinitrc* to start xfce desktop environment:

echo startxfce4 > ~/.xinitrc
echo xfce4-session > ~/.xinitrc
is this fine???
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