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Startup programs

Post by radacheck on Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:01 pm

How can I get programs to load and run on log in?
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Re: Startup programs

Post by James Tobin on Fri May 27, 2016 6:46 am

You'll need to create a .desktop file in ~/.config/autostart

Open Gedit and use this template, replacing "lxpanel" with the command to start the application you would like to add to startup:

[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/lxpanel
Hidden=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=lxpanel
Name=lxpanel
Comment[en_US]=lxpanel
Comment=lxpanel



Save that file in ~/.config/autostart

NOTE: THE FILE MUST END WITH .DESKTOP, NOT .TXT

be sure not to accidentally name it example.desktop.txt

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