[openbox] Logging out of Openbox

Dana Jansens dana at orodu.net
Thu Feb 4 11:29:07 EST 2010

On 4 February 2010 11:13, Erik Iverson <eriki at ccbr.umn.edu> wrote:
> <snip>
>>> If I replace the last line in my .xinitrc with
>>> openbox  (instead of openbox-session),
>>> the "Log Out" option kills off all running applications and exits
>>> properly.
>>> Any ideas as to why that is?
>> My guess is you are running "openbox &" from your autostart, and then
>> running something else after it, so Openbox is not the controlling
>> process for X.  You don't want to launch Openbox yourself from
>> autostart, as openbox-session will do that itself last, and pass
>> control over to it.
>> Dana
> More information.  Narrowed it down to something in my autostart.sh (not
> surprisingly, since that's part of what openbox-session runs.
> So, if I comment out the following lines, which came by default with Openbox
> 3.4.10, the issue goes away, any thoughts on why?
> # Preload stuff for KDE apps
>  if which start_kdeinit >/dev/null; then
>   LD_BIND_NOW=true start_kdeinit --new-startup +kcminit_startup &
>  fi
> FYI, start_kdeinit does exist on my system.

Hard to imagine that is the line causing the issue in that case.  Try
run it in a shell and see what it does.  If start_kdeinit is not on
your system it should do exactly nothing.

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