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Old 09-22-2003, 10:41 PM   #1
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run command at boot/login?

Hi I am trying to run a command when Linux starts and I jsut can't seem to do it. Specifically, I am trying to run imwheel (which I KNOW works if I manually run it). I have added the command into rc.local and xinit (or whatever it is called) and neither worked. I made a script in ~/.kde/Autostart and that didn't work either. Any advice? thanks in advance...

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Old 09-22-2003, 11:25 PM   #2
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"Any advice?"

On SuSE 7.2 I put the command:
just ahead of the command to start the windowmanager in /root/.xinitrc and /home/user/.xinitrc and it worked OK.

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