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Old 05-13-2008, 09:00 AM   #1
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java aplication autostartup


I need to autostart one java aplication when xwindow (KDE) is started.
The aplication starts with no problem when runing from the shell with command "java -classpath start.jar".
I need the KDE to load it automatically when started.

I get a script how to do that but it doesn't work. I should add to Xclients this.

if [ -e $APP_HOME/start.jar ] ; then
java -classpath start.jar

Should this script work??

My OS is: CentOS5

Last edited by hua; 05-13-2008 at 09:07 AM.
Old 05-13-2008, 09:37 AM   #2
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If you want any program to load automatically when KDE starts, create a script to run the program in ~/.kde/Autostart.

That script should work, just make sure you "chmod +x" the script after you put it in the directory.


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