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Old 01-11-2005, 09:12 PM   #1
ziphem
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Run program on Linux Startuo (Save on exit won't work!)


Hi, I'd like to auto-run a program - Firestarter, a firewall program - when Linux starts up. I've tried running it, then restarting and 'saving changes on exit'. but it doesn't work - I get an error message saying this can't be applied this way or something. Is there some other way I can do this? I mean, I edited rc.local to start like that, but I want it to actually run in the desktop, so I don't always have to run it manually.

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Old 01-13-2005, 08:01 AM   #2
adamwenner
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there is a file, called something like .Xrc or .gnome-rc or something like that that will do it, look in your home directory for anything that looks interesting or do a find for Xrc

and is it really that much of a hassle to hit the "firestarter" button, i mean come on

plus, if its a firewall, why isnt it a system service, like in
/etc/init.d/firestarter

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