.xprofile settings

Before discovering Slim I usually just used lxdm, which is nice and feature rich. However, login managers like lxdm (and I hear this applies to GDM, LightDM, and more…) do not obey any settings I put in, for example, ~/.xinitrc. Therefore, ~/.xprofile seems to be the solution for such graphical login.
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Disable GTK3 window management

Some GTK3 programs, such as file-roller and Evince, use their own custom title bar with minimize, maximize and close buttons. Under Xfce, I have experienced hiccups with Evince when maximized: it would refuse to unmaximize the window (or rather, does not remember the dimensions of the unmaximized window) and behaves kinda “sticky” to desktop borders. In another case, if I have the compositor turned off, the window edges are not smoothened and look ugly.
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Prompt colours

Now, I have set up my .bashrc and .bash_profile and I have colourful output in my terminal. I decided to customize things a just little bit more…

As a start, I copied the default colour scheme /etc/DIR_COLORS as ~/.dir_colors. I edited to my liking, for example, I do not want coloured files to be in bold.
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.bashrc and .bash_profile

I never had the habit of setting up ~/.bashrc and ~/.bashr_profile or modifying them or any way. I was just happy with the prompt presented when I opened the terminal. It never bothered me that my normal user did not have a colour scheme, for example. Recently, I got curious about that and checked the Slackware Wiki.

Plenty of useful information there.
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