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Howto: Automatically start a program in Debian

Some times, some of us may need to start a program when starting Debian. One example could be the instant messenger program Pidgin or it could be Vuze for people who dont want their downloads to start automatically. More here

GNOME has an elegant solution for this. Go to System -> Preferences -> Sessions and here you can add a list of programs you want to start with every session.

One Response to “Howto: Automatically start a program in Debian” »

  1. Comment by Borg Bucolic — September 22, 2009 @ 6:03 am

    As a nube to Linux, I’ve tried all sorts of distros before I settled on Debian. I’ve been quite happy with it. I just wanted to say thank you for posting articles like this. It has been a great help for answering my many questions…

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