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Another solution that I used is based on Upstart, a quite powerful stuff. Maybe you don't need it at all. http://upstart.ubuntu.com/cookbook/ Let's create a file in your home /home/your_user_name/scripts/my_script.conf with this content: # my_script.conf description "here goes the description for my_script" author "Peter Farkas @ InDaLine" # Stanzas # # ...


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Well, I've found a crazy workaround. So, I thought I'd share. I'm not expecting it to be the accepted answer, however (but it works). It may or may not be dangerous. That is to copy xfc4-session-settings from /usr/bin into the bin folder of all the users that I actually want to be able to use it (e.g. /home/sally/bin). Then, delete it from /usr/bin. Then, ...


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Edited... I think you're looking for an 'init script' solution. There is a simple example here: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/6697/run-python-script-on-startup and another one here: http://mobiarch.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/creating-an-init-script-in-ubuntu-14-04/ Briefly: You put your script to e.g. /usr/local/bin/my_script.py (it's not ...


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After many unhappy hours trying to get the procedures in from kdmurray above to work, without success I eventually found a method that worked simply. First my Linux host (Mint 17) was set up at boot time to login automatically to my main account. Second I used the facilities in VirtualBox GUI (v4.3.12) to create a shortcut for each Virtual Machine on the ...


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bash script on startup: #!/bin/bash xdotool type yourpassword xdotool key Return



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