how to find .xprofil, xinitrc ? [SOLVED]

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how to find .xprofil, xinitrc ? [SOLVED]

Post by 52ROSt » Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:09 am

LM 18.3 KDE

fortunately there is this sentence "All Gurus once were Newbies "....

In my attempt to get Japanese writing running in LM18.3 KDE using IBUS-Anthy I found an helpful looking article in ArchLinux: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/IBus

Following this article I need to find
  • ~/.bashrc
  • ~/.xprofile
  • ~/.xsession
  • ~/.xinitrc
I understand the "~/.filename" as hidden file (dot in front of filename) which is listed directly under the root = "/". However, I cannot find these files.

What I find under /Home is the file ".bashrc"

Questions:
1 - Where can I find the 4 above-mentioned files and how?
2 - Is the file found under /Home the same as "~/.bashrc"
3 - What does the "=" in front of "/" mean?

Thanks in advance for your help.


Note for all users of IBUS-Anthy:
In LM 17.3 KDE getting Japanese writing up and running was a 5 min task and it runs perfectly fine.
Also 5min were needed in LM 19.1 MATE.
It took me a bit longer to Fcitx-Mozc runningn in LM 19.0 Cinnamon; but Fcitx-Mozc has the drawback that the input method needs to be reset to hiranaga with the mouse.
My super-dream is LM 19.3 KDE which enables the IBUS-Anthy setup in 5 min as before; my dream is LM 20.0 KDE and a time requirement of 5min to get IBUS-Anthy running.
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Re: how to find .xprofil, xinitrc ?

Post by brian_p » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:06 am

Questions:
1 - Where can I find the 4 above-mentioned files and how?

~/.xprofile and ~/.xinitrc are Arch Linux specific files. I'd forget about them. ~/.xsession is a file which you have to create for yourself.
2 - Is the file found under /Home the same as "~/.bashrc"
Yes.
3 - What does the "=" in front of "/" mean?
~/ means "home directory"
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Re: how to find .xprofil, xinitrc ?

Post by 52ROSt » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:25 am

@brian_p

THANKS! for all your explanation! Very helpful!

Now I hope that I can get Ibus-Anthy running in LM 18.3 KDE.

The only thing I don't understand why setting up Ibus-Anthy in LM 17.3 KDE was so incredible easy.

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