.kde4/Autostart doesn't work

David david.maillists at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 03:31:37 BST 2009

Thank you a lot! So autostart procedures have changed from KDE3 and I did
not know :-)

I moved the shell script from autostart to env and it worked. I see that I
can have more than one shell script in env, can't I?

Please Cc to me if replying.

Thank you very much for this detailed reply.

2009/4/14 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <bss at iguanasuicide.net>

> In <1fde22350904141006l524d69bbv1f45594d787a4134 at mail.gmail.com>, David
> wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >My script  ~/.kde4/Autostart/autostart.sh is not run in my Arch box (and
> > the user has permissions to execute it). Is this a known problem? How can
> > I debug/solve it?
> ~/.kde4/Autostart is a container for .desktop files, not shell scripts.
> You'll need to write a .desktop file that has your shell script on the Exec
> line if you want to use Autostart.
> You might want to use ~/.kde4/env instead.  It is a container for files
> that
> are sourced (run in the current shell environment) during kde session
> startup.
> IIRC, anything done from .kde4/env should not expect kded-type services
> running, where as ~/.kde4/Autostart can depend on those services.
> I use both for my purposes.  A script in env to start ssh/gpg agents and
> set
> environment variables.  A script in Autostart to load my keys, asking for
> passwords with graphical dialogs.
> >Please Cc to me when replying. Thank you,
> Done.
> --
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