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1. startx command equivalent to xinit 2. xinit reads /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc 3. xinitrc looks for $HOME/.Xclients, if exits executes them, else looks for /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients and if found executes them, else if fvwm exits runs it 4. fvwm if executed will look for fvwm2rc.* and execute them 5. /etc/X11/AnotherLevel/fvwm2rc.init starts a color xterm