GNOME startup, -before- desktop
craftjml at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 04:22:01 UTC 2009
On 08/18/2009 01:18 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Jud Craft wrote:
>> I would like to run a script at login, but before gnome-panel and
>> nautilus-desktop are launched (after gnome-session is okay, of
>> Is there a place in the login/startup process that I can do this?
>> With Gnome's "Startup Applications", a script is not guaranteed to be
>> executed before the rest of the desktop.
> You can try putting it in .xsession or .Xclients in your home directory.
I did try but to no avail.
Every page on Google from a "gdm x session startup" search claims that
GDM does not execute the classic X user session scripts unless you
specifically select "Custom..." as your session type rather than "GNOME"
or "KDE". And in that case, you are responsible for launching the
window manager/desktop yourself.
So X session scripts are a no-go. Just have to poke around some more, I
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