Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Xubuntu - Add an autostart program without GUI

To add an autostart program in Xubuntu without using GUI tools:


1. Create a file in ~/.config/autostart/newautostartapp.desktop


2. Fill the file with:


[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Version=0.9.4
Type=Application
Name=New Autostart App
Comment=New Autostart App
Exec=<my application command>
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false
Hidden=false



Restart and log-in again to see.