I figured out the missing symlinks to get X started. but now it launches with any windowmanager. it won't read my .xinitrc. it was before. i checked the docs, they had a sample .xsession and said where to place. tried that and still no joy. ? On Saturday 22 September 2001 18:41, you wrote: > ok, i convinced apt-get to get the latest afterstep. it pulled in 38 meg > last night. in the process i think it also upgraded my XFree to 4.1. > at start time it crashes saying that"can't find file or directory > /etc/X11/X. there is a XF86Config in /etc/X11 but there are not any of the > normal setup utils in /usr/X11/bin. > > i'm very open to suggestion right now.