[blfs-dev] Update xinitrc line for Xfce desktop

Paul Menzel pmenzel at molgen.mpg.de
Fri Dec 1 05:04:11 PST 2017

Dear Bruce,

On 11/30/17 18:02, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Paul Menzel wrote:
>> could you please update the line for xinitrc in the chapter *Xfce Desktop*
>> for xfce4-session-4.12.1 [1] like below? The reasoning is on the Xfce
>> mailing list [2].
>> -ck-launch-session dbus-launch --exit-with-session startxfce4
>> +startxfce4 --with-ck-launch
>> [1] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/cvs/xfce/xfce4-session.html
>> [2] https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce/2017-November/035840.html
> The reference email discusses non-systemd systems, but does not say what 
> to use for systemd based systems.  For that we now use:
> dbus-launch --exit-with-session startxfce4
> I suppose for that we should just make it 'startxfce4'

I only got the answer below [3].

> As soon as you have logind with its session and seat concept you don't
> need consolekit anymore, because either your tty is already in a proper
> session or it's done by the login manager.

I’ll ask again, but I believe `startxfce4` takes care of everything today.

Kind regards,


[3] https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce/2017-December/035844.html

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