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Well in Gnome on Fedora Core 3 (you didn't mention your distribution), you can add a program to start at login by going to the menu "Applications->Preferences->More Preferences->Sessions". On the top of that dialog, you'll see a tab labeled "Startup Programs", where you can add the program you want to run.
This runs the program/process in the background and allows the system to move onto the next task, i.e. starting up the desktop, othewise it will wait for the current command to finish before executing the next one
putting & at the end of the call line solve my first problem
but the program i'm calling is a billing cafe (when computer is not in used, it's suppose to be in foreground) so it creates another problem (
is there anyway to call a gui program as root regardless who logged in on gnome?