xinit-1.3.4

Introduction to xinit

The xinit package contains a usable script to start the xserver.

This package is not a part of the Xorg katamari and is provided only as a dependency to other packages or for testing the completed Xorg installation.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

xinit Dependencies

Required (runtime only)

twm-1.0.8, xclock-1.0.7, and xterm-312

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xinit

Installation of xinit

Install xinit by running the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG --with-xinitdir=/etc/X11/xinit &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Create a configuration file required to use the latest Xorg Server by running the following command as the root user:

cat > /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc << "EOF"
#!/bin/sh
if [ -z "$XDG_VTNR" ]; then
  exec /usr/bin/X -nolisten tcp "$@"
else
  exec /usr/bin/X -nolisten tcp "$@" vt$XDG_VTNR
fi
EOF

Contents

Installed Programs: xinit and startx
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

startx

initializes an X session.

xinit

is the X Window System initializer.

Last updated on 2014-10-06 02:07:50 +0000