[xubuntu-users] startup applications in correct order

Karim REKIK wkrekik at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 12:06:58 UTC 2012

You may use sleep command to postpone application launching. One
example : in the exec line of pidgin.desktop, typing

sh -c "sleep 10 && pidgin"

instead of "pidgin" will postpone pidgin for 10 seconds.

Sorry for my bad english


2012/2/16 Wybo Dekker <wybo at xs4all.nl>
> Is there a way to have applications start up in a predefined order?
> For example: devilspie should start earlier than all others, in order to
> get the others at their correct positions and workspaces.
> I tried to rename .config/devilspie.desktop to 01-devilspie.desktop,
> with no success.
> Or is there a better alternative for using devilspie?
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