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Old 01-03-2005, 04:37 PM   #1
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fluxbox programs as startup


running slack 10, with fluxbox 1.1.4, I'm trying to find out which file I have to alter to get programs I want to startup with fluxbox.... I've already tried making and editing a ~/.xinitrc, ~/.xsession, ~/.fluxbox/startup to no success. I'm logging in automatically with gdm which I think is what's probably causing the hassle, but I think I'd rather have the autologin than the startups.
So if anyone could give me some help as to what I should be trying it would be very appreciated.

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Old 01-03-2005, 05:59 PM   #2
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I've been able to make several binaries start from my ~.xinitrc

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Old 01-03-2005, 06:29 PM   #3
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What exactly are you putting in your .xinitrc?

Here is the format (or at least what i use)

~~~~~~~
exec xterm &
exec fluxbox
~~~~~~~

I'm fairly sure you don't need the exec.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 07:27 PM   #4
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I've tried

numlockx &
docker &
mozilla-firefox

i've also tried it with the paths to the actual programs, i've read that exec is needed too, but I'll try to put it in and see if that makes any difference
 
Old 01-03-2005, 07:35 PM   #5
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mozilla-firefox should have a & after it.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 07:48 PM   #6
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that hasn't changed anything,
if I change my runlevel to 3 and login and do xinit it works fine, it's just not working with gdm autologging me in at runlevel 4.

but working on it a bit more i did find a workaround,
i edited the ./fluxbox/styles/StyleI'mUsing file and just added the programs I wanted to the command that executes the wallpaper

thanks for your help though

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Old 01-03-2005, 09:28 PM   #7
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sorry i mis understood the problem.
 
  


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