Xfce not autostarting after logging in

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Operating Systems BSD Xfce not autostarting after logging in
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Old 10-18-2009
If you are using xdm, you can add

exec startxfce4

to your personal ~/.xinitrc
# 9  
Old 10-21-2009
Thank you for your response and I will try that. So what is the difference between .xsession and .xinitrc? How do I know I am actually using xdm?
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