SOLVED Re: how to start a kde application via shell script

Sascha G├╝thling guethling at
Fri May 22 14:21:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Antonio Augusto (Mancha)
<mkhaos7 at> wrote:
> Sascha, coud you try the following in your script:
> #!/bin/sh
> DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/kate
> Also, you might night to run "xhost +" on your KDE session before
> running the above script, so the cron process can access it.
> Cheers

I tried it, it doesn't work neither with cron nor in a Konsole window.
In the Konsole window I get this error: export: 2: /usr/bin/kate: bad
variable name.
This is with or without running "xhost +".


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