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Old 07-21-2009, 06:35 PM   #16
jorisvt
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I've done exactly what you describe, but it still doesn't work. It keeps shutting down after 2 seconds.

Here is the entire code, maybe you can see what's wrong.

Code:
#!/bin/sh

sudo /usr/bin/sessreg -d -l :0.0 -u /var/run/utmp user
xhost + si:localuser:root # Allow local user root only to access the diplay

if ! [ -f /home/user/.firstrundone ]; then
        sudo /usr/bin/sessreg -a -l :0.0 -u /var/run/utmp user 
        sudo /usr/bin/firstrunwizard
        if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
                touch /home/user/.firstrundone
                sudo /bin/kill -USR1 1
        else
                sudo /bin/kill -USR2 1
        fi       
elif [ -f /tmp/kdesession -a ! -f /home/user/.easysession ]; then
        sudo /usr/bin/sessreg -a -l :0.0 -u /var/run/utmp user 
        if [ ! -d /home/user/Desktop ]; then
            if [ -d /home/.Desktop ]; then
                mv /home/user/.Desktop /home/user/Desktop
            fi
        fi
        [ -f /usr/bin/dispwatch ] && /usr/bin/dispwatch &
        for i in /sys/block/s[dr]?/uevent ; do
                 sudo /bin/sh -c "echo add > $i"
        done
        sudo rm -f /tmp/kdesession /tmp/nologin
        exec startkde
else
        sudo /usr/bin/sessreg -a -l :0.0 -u /var/run/utmp user 
        if [ -d /home/user/Desktop ]; then
            if [ -d /home/user/.Desktop.bak ]; then
                rm -rf /home/user/.Desktop.bak
            fi
            if [ -d /home/user/.Desktop ]; then
                mv /home/user/.Desktop /home/user/.Desktop.bak
            fi
            mv /home/user/Desktop /home/user/.Desktop
        fi
        if [ -f /home/user/.easysession ]; then
         # we are switching from full to easy mode
         for i in /sys/block/s[dr]?/uevent ; do
                 sudo /bin/sh -c "echo add > $i"
         done
        fi      
        /opt/xandros/bin/AsusLauncher &
        icewmtray &
        [ -n "$XIM_PROGRAM" ] && $XIM_PROGRAM &
        powermonitor &
        minimixer &
        networkmonitor ath0 eth0 &
        wapmonitor &
        smplayer "/home/user/my documents/my videos/film.avi" &
        (sleep 3; /usr/bin/keyboardstatus) &
        (sleep 8; /opt/xandros/bin/start_netserv) &
        (sleep 16; /usr/local/bin/asusosd) &
        sudo rm /tmp/nologin
        [ -f /usr/bin/dispwatch ] && /usr/bin/dispwatch &
        exec icewm
fi
 
Old 07-22-2009, 01:36 AM   #17
tredegar
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That file looks good to me, according to those WHOTOs.

But you say still doesn't work properly - one of the reasons I quit "Easy mode" and then xandros.

1] Something to check:
Does smplayer "/home/user/my documents/my videos/film.avi" &
play the file if you run it from a terminal? It should.

2] Try another way:
Take that command out of the file x-session-manager
and try following these instructions for putting it in
/home/user/.icewm/startup
Maybe that'll work better. You may need a sleep of more than 8 seconds, try it anyway.

3] Or yet another way:
Follow these instructions for installing the full KDE desktop and then use the
/home/user/.kde/Autostart/ mechanism (instructions on the same page as in [2] but further down)
 
  


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