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[kde-linux] [SOLVED]Re: Startup programs in KDE

On Sat, 17 Dec 2011 02:23:07 -0600
Dale <rdalek1967@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thomas Taylor wrote:
> > Hi folks;
> > I have two programs set up to run at startup (Configure Desktop>  Startup&
> > Shutdown>  Autostart>  Add Program).  They are claws-mail and firefox.  They
> > both come up in the last active session virtual desktop (I'm using 6).
> >
> > Is there a way to specify which virtual desktop they start in?  Haven't
> > found any documentation about that.
> >
> > Thanks, Tom
> >
> The way I do this is to save the session to save what starts up.  I guess
> your way will work too.
> As for what desktops they will be on, I use Window Settings.  Right click on
> the title bar of what you want to set up, Firefox for example, and highlight
> Advanced then Special Window Settings.  In the winodw that pops up, select
> the Size and Position tab.  The Desktop can then be set there.  You may want
> to look at other settings in there too.  There are a lot of things that can
> be set there.  Also, some can be set to force which means it will not change
> even if you try and several other settings.  It took me several tries to get
> mine set right but once you get it set correctly, it seems to hold that
> throughout updates.
> If something acts weird, go to the first tab, Window Matching, and click the
> Detect Window Properties button, then click the title bar of the window you
> want to set.  You may have to experiment with the other settings too.
> Sometimes when you have a program that has more than one window or the title
> bar changes, then you have to test other settings to get it to stick.
> Hope that helps.  This is for KDE 4.7.4 and I use Gentoo.  It should be about
> the same but different from KDE3 for sure.
> Dale
> :-)  :-)

Thank you all for the responses. I chose to use Dale's as it seemed to best
match my needs.  

Tom Taylor - retired penguin
openSUSE 11.4 x86_64    openSUSE 12.1
KDE 4.6.00, FF 4.0      KDE 4.7.2, FF 7.0
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