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Old 11-12-2004, 03:41 PM   #1
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bbdock and fluxbox


I installed bbdock. Works great from command line, can't figure out how to start it with X.

I have added the following to my ~/.xsession file:


if [ -x /usr/bin/bbdock ]; then
bbdock &

That does not work. This file is executed by sh , so I treid executing bbdock using sh from the command line and received an error that sh could not execute binary files.

The author's instructions state to use a config file for bbdock, which I have done and yes it runs fine from the cli, but the author does not state how to start the bbdock app from X start for Debian, he only mentions xinitrc for those other linux's...

Anybody, please tell me how to start bbdock when I start X when using Debian?


Old 11-12-2004, 04:52 PM   #2
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The standard way to start an application in fluxbox is to add it to your .xinitrc file. Try adding:

bbdock &

to .xinitrc.


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