[openbox] [Wish] Openbox uses ~/.config/autostart

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Tue Oct 17 14:11:51 EDT 2006

On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Sebastian Vahl wrote:

> Hi.
> It is possible to use ~/.config/autostart to start programs at startup
> automatically?
> I think this is better than editing /usr/share/xsessions/openbox.desktop and
> replace "Exec" with a script. The next time there is an update from the
> distribution this file would be replaced.
> Could be interesting:
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/autostart-spec/autostart-spec-0.5.html

It is not the task of the windowmanager to launch autostart applications, 
maybe you should take this up with your session manager and suggest they 
implement the spec.

Mikael Magnusson

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