I need a way to run an info screen. I have a video file that it's supposed to play, how could I automate ubuntu to open the file in for example VLC and play in full screen? I'll probably use auto-on and off in BIOS.
- Search for Startup Applications in dash and open it.
- Open the Startup Applications and click Add
Fill the fields as follows replacing
<my_username>by your username and the following path by the video path where
<the_video.mp4>is the video:
Open my awesome video
vlc -L -f <video_path>
You can leave me blank
vlc: yes, you guessed it! it's the command.
-L: Plays the video infinitely (when it ends, then starts again).
-f: Puts in fullscreen automatically.
<video_path>: The absolute path of the video. A valid path is this:
johndoeis the user.