New installation 12.2: can't open desktop for user account

dalpets

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I have installed & configured with Lumina & successfully reached a graphical desktop @ root. When I rebooted @ root couldn't get to desktop so added a user & added to wheel group with groupmod. Using startX at the prompt only resulted in a couple of xterm windows that don't recognise the desktop.
I am returning to BSD after some time & realize there is something additional that needs to be configured but I have forgotten what it is. Could I please have your help?
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SirDice

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Using startX at the prompt only resulted in a couple of xterm windows that don't recognize the desktop.
I am returning to BSD after some time & realize there is something additional that needs to be configured but I have forgotten what it is.
You need to set ~/.xinitrc correctly or it's going to start the default TWM window manager.
 

Trihexagonal

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I am returning to BSD after some time & realize there is something additional that needs to be configured but I have forgotten what it is. Could I please have your help?
You want to start the desktop from the usr account.

 
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