Question about session management
Douglas R. Reno
renodr2002 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 18:23:35 CEST 2015
On Jul 18, 2015 11:18 AM, "Petter Adsen" <petter at synth.no> wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Jul 2015 16:34:03 +0100
> cl at isbd.net wrote:
> > Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:
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> > > I have a number of urxvt windows that I would like to be automatically
> > > started when I log in, but when I run Settings -> Session and Startup
> > > -> Session they don't show up, while xterms do.
> > >
> > > How is this handled, and how can I get urxvt to register in this list?
> > > I really don't want to switch back to xterm.
> > >
> > Are urxvt windows similar to xfce terminal windows, a single process
> > runs multiple windows? Maybe that's your problem.
> I don't think so. You can run a server process (urxvtd) and then
> connect to that with clients, AFAIK, but I'm using it in the regular
> way, each window has a separate PID.
> It makes no difference whether I start them from a terminal, a menu, a
> launcer or a keyboard shortcut - the Xfce session manager just doesn't
> seem to "know" they are there at all.
> So far I've tried xfce4-terminal, (u)xterm and roxterm, and all of
> those register and will launch when the session starts. It seems this
> is isolated to (u)rxvt.
> Any ideas (other than switching to another terminal emulator, which I
> am considering?
I will not pretend to know anything about this stuff, but does RXVT have a
.desktop file, and if so, have you set your default terminal to it?
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