Automating Program Start / Stop

Derek Broughton news at
Mon May 15 15:40:27 BST 2006

David Hopkins wrote:

> I think this is a flaw in KDE that you can't start programs upon login
> as easily as you can in windows (just drag the program to Start->All
> Programs->startup)

It would be, if that were the case.  However, it's exactly that simple in
KDE.  You need to have a link to ~/.kde/Autostart on your Desktop (I don't
know if Ubuntu does that automatically - but I've always had such a link),
then you can drag any executable to the Autostart folder.

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