For those of you using a Linux OS, you might have wanted to start a particular program or application at start up – when you login. Windows has a StartUp folder, and placing a shortcut there does the job. What about Linux?
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This is something I have done on my setup – Ubuntu Feisty Fawn. But I am sure that it is available in other Linux distribution, because it is a reminiscent of Unix.