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Re: [vox-tech] Re: Hello

The best way to do this depends on various things.  Arda, can you answer
the following?:

   1. Which window manager do you use?
   2. How do you run X?  (xdm, gdm, kdm, startx, etc.)


On Mon, 14 Oct 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> arda,
> i don't think inittab is the right thing here.
> i'm not sure what the right answer is, but you can try to put this in
> your .xinitrc:
> exec /usr/X11R6/bin/twm
> exec xterm -e opera
> however, i think the problem here might be that twm doesn't return
> (until it finishes), so the next line won't get executed.  come to think
> of it, try this if the above doesn't work:
> exec /usr/X11R6/bin/twm &
> exec xterm -e opera
> i like running programs from within an xterm so i can see error
> messages they produce.
> i'm pretty sure that you want to look at the documentation for your
> window manager.  there's prolly a config file that loads things up when
> the wm starts.  like the icon box in enlightenment or the googly eyes
> that fvwm often has.
> you might want to subscribe to www.lugod.org/lists/vox-tech.  i'm sure
> someone there will know.  in the meantime, i've forwarded your email to
> that list.
> pete
> begin Arda Ulas Unlu <ardaulas@yahoo.com>
> > Hello
> > Sorry for disturbing.
> > I want to write the command(s) to restart the xserver and at the next login I want the xserver to
> > open the Opera browser, as first job after the system is up. The inittab didn't work, (if it is
> > right to modify it).
> >
> > Any help, suggestions are appreciated.
> >
> > Arda
> >
> >
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