I use xdm(1) as my login manager under OpenBSD. After I loging, it starts xconsole(1). It’s not a big deal, but I’d rather not have it happen.

To stop xdm from starting a new xconsole for every session, edit /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config, remove or comment out the following lines:

DisplayManager._0.setup:      /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0
DisplayManager._0.startup:    /etc/X11/xdm/GiveConsole
DisplayManager._0.reset:      /etc/X11/xdm/TakeConsole