- 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.
- Your .Xdefaults file contains properties for different X application
windows. The properties include window size, window colors, font size
and style, icon, etc.
- 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.
- 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
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