X Files

.xstart
Your .xstart file is used by X Windows when X is started. It contains key bindings for X applications and loads the contents of the .Xdefaults file for setting the properties of applications.
.Xdefaults
Your .Xdefaults file contains properties for different X application windows. The properties include window size, window colors, font size and style, icon, etc.
.Xsessions
Your .Xsession file contains the applications that are started when you log onto an Xterm. This file also contains an entry for starting the window manager for an Xterm.
.xtools
Your .xtools file contains the applications that are started when you start X Windows. This file also contains an entry for starting the window manager. By default, the window manager is twm .

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