Autostarting apps on login
alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 20:51:17 CEST 2006
On 3/26/06, Todd Slater <dontodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/26/06, Kevin Somervill <ksomervi at brokenlogo.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've been looking around and not been able to find something that works.
> > I'd like to have xscreensaver and adesklets start automatically when I
> > log in, but so far, nothing seems to work.
> > Tried .xsession, saving sessions, and using Desktop/Autostart; but none
> > of them work. Currently I'm using xfce 220.127.116.11 with the session manager.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Thanks,
> > ./ks
> In ubuntu dapper they were moved to ~/.config/autostart and named
> startme.desktop. When I upgraded it automagically converted my
> ~/Desktop/Autostart files for me:
> # This file was automatically generated for the autostart
> # item chbg
> [Desktop Entry]
Ubuntu has svn snapshots of Xfce. In xfce 4.2.x this was done
differently. Basically, you put anything executable (script, binary,
symlink) into ~/Desktop/Autostart/ (create that dir if necessary).
Regards, Alexander Toresson
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