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Old 04-29-2010, 11:50 PM   #1
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python - tkinter application auto start on boot up - problems

I have a python script that i would like to start on boot up in Xubuntu. This script has a tk-inter window that should ideally pop up as soon as the OS boot up in complete.

i have tried modifying the paths, making the file executable, pasting it in init.d, editing bash commands, adding it to rc.local etc. but none of them seem to work.

Any ideas? any help would be greatly appreciated.
Old 04-30-2010, 06:14 PM   #2
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Since this is a GUI program, it should only start when XFCE has started. All places where you tried to accomplish this is before XFCE is started, as XFCE is started the very last.

So you should do this from within XFCE. In the Settings -> Session and Startup dialog you'll find a tab with programs to autostart.

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thanks a lot for that jlinkels. you post helped solved my problem.


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