How do I add startup programs in Gnome 3?
alevy at redhat.com
Tue Mar 29 12:34:36 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 05:18:05AM -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> --- On Mon, 3/28/11, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> > From: Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>
> > Subject: Re: How do I add startup programs in Gnome 3?
> > To: "For testing and quality assurance of Fedora releases" <test at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> > Date: Monday, March 28, 2011, 4:56 PM
> > On Sat, 2011-03-26 at 20:11 +0100,
> > Michael Spahn wrote:
> > > I think there actually isn't a option in Gnome 3.
> > >
> > > You can use the .xinitrc file in your home folder.
> > >
> > > This file will be executed by login in with you user.
> > >
> > > cat "(sleep 1 && gkrellm) &" >>
> > ~/.xinitrc
> > >
> > > This isn't a solution for a missing function, but it
> > works.
> > A much more correct way is to drop a .desktop file in
> > ~/.config/autostart (which is actually what the GNOME 2 GUI
> > did anyway).
> > --
> None of these methods work for starting gkrellm when gnome3 starts :(
> [students at maddog ~]$ cat ~/.config/autostart
> (sleep 2 && gkrellm) &
> in ~/.xinitrc
> None do the job. Might have to check the gnome-settings? package. I wanted this work to not install the package which soon might be depracated?
I'm using gnome-settings for starting gkrellm here. But looking at my ~/.config/autostart *directory*
$ ls ~/.config/autostart/
And the contents of gkrellm.desktop are:
Comment[en_US]=system preformance monitoring
Comment=system preformance monitoring
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