xinit-1.4.1

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.

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Package Information

xinit Dependencies

Required

Xorg Libraries

Recommended (runtime only)

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

Installation of xinit

Install xinit by running the following commands:

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

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
ldconfig

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