On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 05:31:37 -0500
"Outback Dingo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> whaaaa
> 
> echo "exec gnome-session" > ~/.xinitrc
> 
> sounds like potentially a new user we have no idea what directory he
> might be in
> 
> silly unix tricks....
> 
> 
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 5:28 AM, Chris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 05:23:49 -0500
> > "Outback Dingo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > notice i typed ~/.xinitrc    not /.xinitrc      see the "~"
> > >
> > >
> > > the ~/ means your home diretcory
> > >
> > > ie /root if your logged in as root
> > >
> > > and you typed
> > >
> > > cd ~/
> > >
> > > it would cd you into /root
> > >
> > > if you were logged in as siraj and you typed cd ~/
> > >
> > > it would cd you into /home/siraj ...
> > >
> > > follow...?
> > >
> > > so vi ~/.xinitrc
> >
> > Alternatively (and assuming .xinitrc does not exist)
> >
> > echo "exec gnome-session" > .xinitrc
> >
> > If it does:
> >
> > echo "exec gnome-session" >> .xinitrc
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Chris
> >
> > Fingerprint: 4201 94F9 E77F 9357 F3F3 56B7 8D20 ECC7 1AB5 FEF8


Haha! Good point - I didn't think of that!
Nice catch.


-- 
Best regards,
Chris

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