[kde-linux] Konsole session saving

ANOOP anoop.chargotra at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 13:26:40 UTC 2008


On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 5:49 PM, AAW <AAW at milwpc.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 11 September 2008 06:28:15 ANOOP wrote:
>> I generally open one Konsole window with 10-15 tabs. I want to save
>> that session across the reboots. So that on next reboot it opens
>> automatically.  I use to do similar thing in KDE-3.5 with
>> # konsole --profile <name>
>> Konsole in KDE-3.5 use to have option to save the profile with <name>.
>> Here in KDE-4.1, I am able to see some profile settings, but doesn't
>> seems to work as it use to work in KDE-3.5.
> Only part of that was konsole3. The rest was the desktop environment's session
> management, which is still pretty rudimentary in KDE4. You can try System
> Settings > Advanced > Session Manager > On Login > Restore Previous Sesssion.
> Then arrange everything the way you want it and log out. My experience has
> been that you won't get much when it comes to multiple konsole tabs.
Yes it doesn't work for konsole tabs.

> If that's true for you, look at kstart. There's a well-written section on it
> in the KDE User Manual under Advanced Window Management. It allows you to
> start an app and specify the desktop it opens on and its window state and so
> on. I was able to recreate my preferred session using several kstart scripts
> in Autostart. A couple of tips from my experience:
> Split the starting of each window or tab into a separate script.
> Stagger the execution of each scipt by adding sleep statements to the
> beginning of each one, including the first one. Two second intervals worked
> for me, but be prepared to tinker.
Thanks a lot, 2 seconds worked for me.


> HTH,
> Arn
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