What does the
There's a bit of interesting historical perspective about its derivation on this page:
It stands for
And as the name already says it can contain a listing of commands to run. For example in a xinitrc file You can list commands to run when initializing X. so you can make a Xterm window popup, or load GDM/Gnome.
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