on startup scripts

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat May 12 08:24:45 UTC 2007

James Takac wrote:
> Anyone know of a way to get a sript to start upon the completion of
> gnome loading? I can get something to start during gnomes startup but
> that results in unwanted side effects in this instance for the prog I
> wish to start

Well, I don't know the official gnome solution to this (I use KDE not 
gnome), but you could make a script that sleeps for the startup time and 
then executes the command you want to use. You would then start the 
script automatically during the startup of gnome (like you wrote above). 
The script would look like this:

/bin/sleep 20

You will probably have to adjust the sleep value of 20 (that is the delay 
in seconds) to the startup time of gnome on your machine.


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