Hi Andreas,
I used .xsession insted as I understant .xinitrc is used by startx and .xsession is used by xdm as gdm is a replacement to xdm my two cents tell me that it shall work.
good luck,
LMA1980

On 8/28/06, Andreas Volz <lists@brachttal.net> wrote:
Hi,

I start E17 with gdm. How could I start some applications while E17
start time? The .xinitrc doesn't seem to work.

regards
Andreas