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Old 01-31-2013, 12:13 AM   #1
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Make a program start at login (not boot)?


Hello I am tring to get DropBox to start at login (not boot because I only installed it for my user using that install-via command line thing they have on their site), how would I do this?
Google only bring up init boot-time scrips ;_;
 
Old 01-31-2013, 04:45 AM   #2
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Put it in ~/.bash_profile It is executed every time you log in to the system.
 
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:01 PM   #3
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Same for other shells (dash_profile, zsh_profile, etc?)? My user is set to zsh. Or is bash_profile called by the DM anyway?

Also how do I make it run in the background? (Putting & after it requires me to press enter, which I can't, because I am not at the console)

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