how to start a kde application via shell script
Antonio Augusto (Mancha)
mkhaos7 at gmail.com
Fri May 22 00:29:11 UTC 2009
One of the reasons that it doesn't work from cron is that the cron
process doesn't have an X session associated with it.
You can try puting the following before calling the kde application:
See if this make a difference
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 20:55, Sascha Güthling <guethling at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I'm trying to start a kde application with a shell script. The shell
> script is called by cron. But I always get an error that the
> application is a "KUniqueApplication". What am I doing wrong?
> /usr/bin/kmix #(<just an example, but it doesn't work like anything
> else I tried)
> That's it. When I call the script in a Konsole window it works (since
> I'm in KDE) but when it's called by cron it doesn't.
> All ideas are appreciated.
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