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Old 08-17-2003, 11:19 AM   #1
ganninu
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Automatically Launch apps. with Fluxbox


Hey Fluxbox folks,

Is there a way to retain the windows and previous session environment when you log out from FluxBox. As an example, say that i have two internet browser windows, and an IRC client open, and when i log back in, i want the session to be conserved. I've roamed through many threads and docs, including the fluxbox docbook but found nothing really useful to answer this question. Thanks.
 
Old 08-17-2003, 12:29 PM   #2
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well you can add the things you want to launch to your .xinitrc file and put a & character at the end of each line to execute all items..
a very broad example would be:
xchat &
mozilla &
exec fluxbox
i don't know if it is possible to actually launch the browsers with the most recent page you were at or not, but thats a start for you can at least launch stuff at startup...
as of the irc client, you will just have to put a startup script in it to execute upon startup, for all the channels you previously were in will be joined everytime you execute the client...
 
  


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