Stupid question: How do I start an app at log on?

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  1. Gruntfuggly

    Gruntfuggly Mostly Harmless

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    I really like Albert, but it seems a faff to have to manually start it when it seems like it should be built in.

    Is there a way to auto run apps in XFCE?
     
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  2. lukey

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    Settings > Desktop >Session and Startup >Application Autostart
    and add an entry with "pnd_run <Path to PND>".
     
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    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    I tried that to get deadbeef starting on my tv-out-only unit that I listen to music on, but it didn't work, and since it required a reboot to test it, I never got round to figuring why it didn't work.
     
  5. Gruntfuggly

    Gruntfuggly Mostly Harmless

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    Thanks peeps. Works a treat - or at least it does when you remember to include "pnd_run"!

    If you use the file browser, it replaces anything you've already entered with the path - maybe that was what went wrong for you, levi?
     
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    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Perhaps, but I think I typed it in by hand. Which is another reason why it might have been wrong, on consideration ;)

    Maybe I'll have another go soon.
     
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    Thanks for this! I canĀ“t believe in 4 1/2 years I have never thought of this before :D
     

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