Make programs start upon logging in, or stop them from doing so.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I prevent gwibber-service from starting automatically?

I'm searching for a way to prevent gwibber-service from starting, but I can find none under Oneiric. For a start, I confirmed that "Start service at login" was still unchecked in Gwibber preferences ...
4
votes
1answer
378 views

How can I get the programmes I use everyday to auto start at boot in the specified Workspaces?

Is there a way I can have all the programmes I use everyday auto start in the correct workspaces?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Disable Auto-start Application

I couple of versions of Ubuntu ago I setup a program to start automatically when the computer turns on. It is of no use to me at this point, and I want to disable it now. The problem is, I can't ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

how to make programs that autostart at login start hidden?

How do I start applications that autostart on login start hidden in the system tray? Is there special command (i.e. --hidden) to the autostart command to make the application start to the system ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Start the same “sessions” after shutdown

Many times it happen I got several terms & app sessions opened, while I just have to quick shutdown the machine to move away in another building. Is there a way, when I next boot the laptop, to ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Autostarting applications with XMonad & Ubuntu

I have recently started to try XMonad and I'm loving it, so far I've managed to set-up xmobar with it. However, I'm stuck on how to autostart applications, so far I've got both an .xinitrc contains ...
0
votes
1answer
473 views

Is there a way to force kalarm to start minimized in the notification area?

I was having issues with gnome-schedule, so I've switched to kalarm. I have it running as a startup application in Ubuntu 10.10; however, it starts as a regular program and is open on the desktop upon ...
144
votes
13answers
207k views

How do I start applications automatically on login?

How can I make an application automatically start when I have logged in?
4
votes
3answers
10k views

Autostart Dropbox in Lubuntu

I've installed Dropbox (as per the instructions supplied in Dropbox's Home Page and a personal blog I found browsing about the subject), but still no success in forcing autostart (only for my user) ...
10
votes
0answers
5k views

How to run .desktop files from command line [duplicate]

I am configuring a box with openbox (with GNOME under the scenes), and I want to run the .desktop files in /etc/xdg/autostart/ from a script at login. But xdg-open and gnome-open do not seem to do ...
12
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I automatically set my status to Available when I log in?

This is the first thing I do after logging in: How can I make it happen automatically?
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Do not start bluetooth automaticaly. How to do that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I deactivate Bluetooth on system startup? I want that my bluetooth by defautl be turned off. How can I do that? Ubuntu 10.10
5
votes
1answer
13k views

How can I start transmission-daemon service before login?

I want to run transmission-daemon as a service so that any user can log in and access the same instance of Transmission (via the browser or Transmission remote GUI). Is this possible, and how can I ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I have different startup programs for “Desktop Edition” and “Classic Edition” sessions in 11.04?

When using Classic Edition, I would like to start Cairo-Dock automatically, when using Desktop-Edition, I don't want to start it. How can I do that? And how does that work with XFCE and KDE?
55
votes
8answers
79k views

How do I make a program auto-start every time I log in?

I frequently need to start several programs that I use every time I start my computer. How can I make it so that whenever I login the program is automatically launched?
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How to run programs each time the system boots up? [duplicate]

What is the command line in bash to make a program run every time the system boots up?
4
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I make a command run once the next time I log in?

How can I schedule a command to run the next time I log in? I don't want it to run every time, just once.
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Autostart Firestarter GUI on Boot?

Since Firestarter GUI needs Admin rights to start, does it make sense to autostart firestarter on boot and how can i do it?
2
votes
2answers
238 views

Stack applet was not starting automatically

I am using stackapplet v1.4 it's not getting started automatically.Every time i want to start it manually from Application>>Accessories>>StackApplet.I am sure i have enabled the option Start ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

Getting a script to run on boot, not on login

How can I get a specific script to run (preferably not as superuser) whenever the machine boots, but before login. It can be the last thing to run on boot. I mostly just want the script to work even ...
71
votes
3answers
159k views

How can I configure a service to run at startup

I have a daemon that runs fin if I start it manually with the service command: ricardo@ricardo-laptop:~$ sudo service minidlna start * Starting minidlna minidlna ...
4
votes
1answer
169 views

Why won't this application start when I log in?

I have a file in ~/.config/autostart/ that looks like this: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=python ~/Documents/StackApplet/stackapplet.py Icon=/usr/share/pixmaps/stackapplet.png Terminal=false ...
7
votes
2answers
6k views

connecting a SSH tunnel on reboot?

How can i reestablish a Tunnel if my localhost goes down? i have 2 machines, Remotehost and localhost, on my localhost im running autossh to keep the tunnel alive in case of network problems. ...
9
votes
2answers
563 views

How do I banish the “You have just inserted an Audio CD.” dialog forever?

Sometimes when I insert an audio CD I get a dialog that says "You have just inserted an Audio CD. Choose what application to launch." It doesn't show up for every CD... probably something like once ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

How do I start dhcp3-server automatically on startup? [closed]

I have dhcp3-server installed and configured, but I have to manually start the service every time the computer restarts. How can I make it start automatically on startup? I don't see a dhcp*.conf in ...
15
votes
4answers
68k views

Start ssh server on boot

I've been doing my google-fu, but I can only find outdated guides or guides pertaining solely to the server variations of Ubuntu. I need to set it up so that ssh server is run on boot, so I can ...
11
votes
4answers
2k views

How to make program autostart only in GNOME

I use both GNOME and KDE SC. In GNOME, I use Docky but I do not use it with KDE. So, I would like Docky to start up only when I login into GNOME not KDE. In KDE, there is an option to make a program ...
166
votes
7answers
255k views

How to run scripts on start up?

I was wondering how to run scripts when my computer starts up so I don't have to run scripts manually that I always run?