On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 04:27:16PM -0700, raahe...@gmail.com wrote:
> On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 6:19:01 PM UTC-4, gaikokuji...@gmail.com wrote:
> > On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 5:55:35 PM UTC-4, raah...@gmail.com wrote:
> > > On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 3:57:06 PM UTC-4, gaikokuji...@gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> > > > I have been trying to get a program to startup when the AppVM that its
> > > > setup in starts up by adding a line to the rc.local file.
> > > >
> > > > I changed rc.local to executable, and after the first few tries added
> > > > in programs that should definitely start (I thought) like firefox (just
> > > > to test). But still every time I start the appvm, nothing? Is it the
> > > > rc.local that is supposed to be used or another init file?
> > >
> > > it doesn't really start gui programs if thats what you were trying. you
> > > have to add those to autostart. You can create ~/.config/autostart/
> > > and add a .desktop file in there.
> > I tried the .profile option before I saw your post but it seems to have
> > worked (for a file syncing service frontend). I didn't quite follow your
> > .desktop suggestion though would I add the path to the x file in the
> > .desktop file? (could come in handy later so might as will understand it
> > now).
> I don't quite understand what you are asking. maybe this will help.
> You can also look in your system for examples usually in /etx/xdg/autostart.
If it helps I have this in one of my qubes:
When the qube starts it spawns an xterm.
The crucial line , of course, is Exec=xterm
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