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Problems running GDM-free: wireless, logout problems

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – Recently I decided to get rid of GDM because I only ever use Openbox on X and most of the time I work completely from the console, so it's a waste for X to stay running when I don't use it. I'd rather "opt-in" to an X session with startx than "opt-out" and have it continue using resources in the background.I uninstalled GDM and added "exec openbox-session" to my .xinitrc file. Now startx pushes me into Openbox correctly, but whereas usually (with GDM) nm-applet connects me to my wireless network automatically when I log in, without GDM I have no suc (HowTos)