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linuxzealot 06-27-2005 11:01 PM

Fluxbox + idesk
 
I am trying to get idesk to start up when X starts, so I added

Code:

idesk &
to my .xinitrc file and restarted X, .xinitrc did not execute the idesk command. idesk is configured properly(I can run idesk from command line once booted in X and the icons load just fine) Anyone know a way I can have idesk startup with X.

linuxzealot 06-27-2005 11:46 PM

Once again I have hacked my away around it. Solved

DeadPenguin 06-28-2005 12:16 AM

Can you please post how you did it so others can learn from your hard work/genius.

Thanks,
Blair

linuxzealot 06-28-2005 11:52 AM

Well I go straight into GDM rather than typing startx from the CLI. When you use a session-script such as gdm it checks /etc/X11/Sessions rather than .xinitrc or .xsessions. So I could of just added idesk into the Sessions directory. I however, just created a bash script with a list of items that I wanted to add at startup and had this line
in ~/.fluxbox/init

Code:

session.screen0.rootCommand:
Read from that bash script.

DeadPenguin 06-28-2005 01:47 PM

Thank you.


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