Adding apps to startup could be made easier

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at
Sat Mar 14 07:02:53 UTC 2009

NoOp <glgxg at>  said:
> Isnt' there a 'sloppy joe' sandwich mix with that name :-) [3]

Ah, puns.  My man!
> As Mario pointed out, 'which' _might_ work _if_ you know the name of
> the executable. But try entering:
> $ which File Browser [1]
> or
> $ which writer or which Word Processor[2]
> You see it isn't quite that easy.

Very true.  I didn't think that through, obviously.
> [1] This is what the user sees in the Applications|Accessories menu.
> You and I know it is actually 'nautilus', but many (most?) don't.
> [2] The user knows that when Writer opens up it's
> called 'Writer', the the menu item shows " Word
> Processor".
> [3] Hunt's Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce :-)

Here's an alternate solution.  Open the menu
editor(System>Preferences>Main Menu), navigate to the program in the
menu items display on the right, right click and choose, "Properties."
The path should show under, "Command."

Cybe R. Wizard
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