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Old 07-17-2007, 08:51 AM   #1
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launch totem movie player on start up

I am trying to figure out a way to make Totem movie player launch on start up with a pre-configured play list. Basically i need it to open as soon as ubuntu logs in. I have already set ubuntu log me in at start up. I have set the playlist as a sart-up app by going to system>prefrences>sessions. It just does not come up though. Not sure what other steps to take. I will also need the player to open up in full screen mode if this is possible. Anyhelp would be greatly appreciated.
Old 07-17-2007, 04:52 PM   #2
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What exactly do you have listed as the command in the sessions? If you try to execute the same command in a terminal does it work?

Another place that might work is to put the command in .xinitrc in your home directory.


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