Can't run xfce without panel

Danny Milosavljevic danny.milo at
Mon Jan 12 19:21:30 CET 2004


Am Mon, den 12.01.2004 schrieb áÒÔÅÍ ÷ÁÈÉÔÏ× um 19:13:
> Hi all,
> what should I do in order to run xfce without the panel? 
> Currently, if I comment out all the stuff related to the panel from xinitrc, I'm thrown back to the login manager in a few seconds after logging in. Looks like it doesn't want to run without the panel...
> [...]

Yes, you need a app that is blocking until the x session ends. Removing
the "&" from the end of xfdesktop should do the trick :)
(i.e. execute xfdesktop in foreground)

This is because xinitrc ends X when it is done executing all the
You have to make it hang on an entry ;)


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