Starting "beryl-manager" at login

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Fri Jun 29 14:15:42 UTC 2007

Chris <kubuntu at> writes:

> That's exactly what it reads "beryl-kde"
> Wow after this whole thing is over I'll have to study what we are doing
> here and try and extract how and what I did.  I have to learn this
> stuff,I just haven't got to this point yet in my studies.

OK, so we know that DESKTOP_SESSION variable is set and that is
Now, add something in-between the if statement in, something
like this

if [ $DESKTOP_SESSION == "beryl-kde" ]; then
  echo "inside if - before" >> /tmp/log   # <-- new line
  echo "inside if -after" >> /tmp/log     # <-- new line

Make sure beryl-manager is actually at that path, type
which beryl-manager

> Thanks again John for sticking with me on this.

No problem.  Helping you actually help me remember how to do it. (the
old adage about learning by teaching)

John L. Fjellstad
web:          Quis custodiet ipsos custodes

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