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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.3.4-1 (Major overhaul of X session handling)

Yes, but both of those are applications that have an icon, display a
window, etc.  I don't want any of that.  I just want X11 to *not*
launch fbpanel and to *not* quit.  For now, I've settled on just
calling 'sleep' for 10 years.

For now, I've settled on

On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 8:46 PM, Marco Atzeri <> wrote:
> On 11/29/2014 3:05 AM, Nem W Schlecht wrote:
>> In reference to:
>>      * User-defined ~/.startxwinrc files must now be executable, the
>> final command therein must be run in the
>>      foreground, and that command's exiting will end the X session,
>> just like with startx and ~/.xinitrc or
>>      ~/.Xclients.
>> In most UNIX systems, this last command would be the window manager.
>> I'm not liking fbpanel (although I will give it a try) and I don't
>> like using an XTerm as my "last" command, since I often close/reopen
>> them all when making changes to my .bashrc/.bash_profile.
>> Are there any suggestions from the list for some *other* program that
>> won't use any resources that I can use as my final foreground command?
>>   I don't want it to do anything, just not let X11 exit.
> xclock and xeye should be light enough
> Regards
> Marco

Nem W Schlecht

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