How do I make a executable java archive run automatically in Ubuntu 12.04 lts? i tried going to the start menu and then clicking on start up applications, but when I restarted my computer to see if it worked, I found that it didn't start the program automatically. if it helps, I want to run minecraft automatically on start up. Please help -dkino14
From Dave at Stack Exchange I do not recommend this for loading minecraft at start. Please note that this creates something that can break your startup if applied inappropriately.
My recommend method.
You should also look into the scripts that gnome (