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Old 09-03-2004, 10:24 AM   #1
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how to get citrix automatically started up when a user logs in.

Okay I have installed a Citrix client on redhat 9. It all works perfect and stuff. The execution file is: /usr/lib/ICAClient/wfcmgr. Now I want to have it like started when a user logs in (like a service :P). Anyway I fount something about .xinitrc that you can let your own clients started when a user logs on. I have editted it a few times with an execution line but nothing starts up when the user logs on. I dont know really what to do else im not really fammiliar with linux but I need this have done. Can somebody help me out?
Old 09-03-2004, 02:01 PM   #2
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If you can type
in a xterm termial and Citrix starts, then you can get this to work by adding it to your user's .xinitrc or .xsession file.

.xinitrc is used if you normally log into a text console and use the startx command to start X-windows. .xsession is normally used if you log straight into a graphical login screen. I suspect you want to put the command into the user's .xsession or the global /usr/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession file.

Hope that helps,

Robert J. Lee
Old 09-06-2004, 09:40 AM   #3
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Hmmm about the .xinitrc I already knew and tryed out somethings. But thnx for informating me about the .Xsession file!! and the code I gave is indeed the one to startup Citrix like:

exec /usr/lib/ICAClient/wfcmgr
When I type it just in terminal it simply starts up Citrix without any problem. Only when I put it in the .Xsession file it wont startup citrix when I log in. The only thing is I dont know where in the .xsession file I need to place it and what, cause I dont think it is just like started when you put
exec /usr/lib/ICAClient/wfcmgr somewhere at the end in the file. Don't it need to be something like:

if [blablablablablablabla] then:
     exec /usr/lib/ICAClient/wfcmgr

I know it sounds n00b but that's cause I dont work that often with Linux

thanks for your help anyway!


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