How do I (auto)start programs?

Added by Christoph Kappel over 7 years ago. Updated by Christoph Kappel about 5 years ago.

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There are several way how to start a certain programm, here are the most common:

  • Start your program via your $HOME/.xinitrc:
1 subtle &
2 PID=$!
3 sleep 2
4 urxvt
5 wait $PID
  • Start your program via grabs:
1 "A-x" => "urxvt" 

There are many launchers available like dmenu and there is even a launcher especially designed for subtle, you can find it in here.

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