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Re: Detecting X at logon

On Jan 18, 2008 9:55 AM, Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com> wrote:
max wrote:
> Joe Tseng wrote:
>> I'd like to have some GUI apps start when I log on but only if I'm
>> using Xwindows.  Is it possible I could have them called
>> conditionally from bash_profile?
> I am not sure if this is what you mean or exactly what you want but go
> to:
> System>Preferences>Personal>Sessions>
> you can add programs to startup here, I assume they would only come up
> with X windows running.  Also under Session Options you can have the
> computer remember what programs are running.
> -Max
   Thanks Max, I have put Thunderbird and Firefox to start when
Xwindows is full up. It means I just wait for the mail to arrive.


I set it up the same way for amarok but I don't know if it solves the original problem. He is apparently booting to the CLI and occasionally starting x.  Well there is certainly one way to find out.

So many things to discover so little time.


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