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Old 06-05-2008, 01:50 AM   #1
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Open a firefox on slackware startup

can anybody please help me with, starting firefox browser on slackware startup ?

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Old 06-05-2008, 11:51 AM   #2
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I put in my home directory .xinitrc file:

startkde &

When I run startx command it loads KDE and then Firefox.

Attention: If you'll close that Firefox window it will close the entire KDE.

It is possible of course to run any other environment instead of KDE. For example for Window Maker .xinitrc should contain following commands:

wmaker &

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Old 06-09-2008, 08:52 AM   #3
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Old 06-09-2008, 12:11 PM   #4
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Most GUI environments have a way of automatically starting stuff. For example, if you're using KDE, it does have an Autostart directory (~/.kde/Autostart). Putting a link to firefox in there should start it up without the problem w1k0 encounters.


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