Starting App on specific Desktop (Was Re: Feature idea, would it be something)

Biju Chacko botsie at
Wed Jul 20 06:08:24 CEST 2005

Thomas de Klein wrote:
> Am Tue, 19 Jul 2005 schrieb Stephan Hässelbarth:
>>Contents of the folder ~/Desktop/Autostart will be executed on XFCE4
>>startup. Normally, it is sufficient to make some links pointing to the
>>executables. In my case, I have korgac, torsmo, lineakd, skippy,
>>devilspie and iconbox in there.  IIRC, you can even place a shell
>>script there, if you need a more ambivalent handling.
> It would be perfect if there was some way to tell stuff in there (or any
> App for that matter) on which Workspace it should start. IceWM can do
> that if I remember correctly. 
> Do any of you know how to accomplish that with xfce?

use devilspie, wmctrl or kstart.

-- b

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