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Re: How to run a program before logging out



Toshiro wrote:
> Anybody knows if there is a way to execute some command(s) before
> logging out from a gnome session?

If you create an executable file in your home directory called .xsession

#!/bin/bash

gnome-session
some-other-commands

(remember to do chmod +x .xsession) then chose "default" session from
the session menu in gdm[1] this will run the commands _after_
gnome-session ends. 

I'm not sure what would happen if you chose "shut-down" or "restart"
from the logout menu instead of "logout", I'll check it later and get
back to you, unless someone else would like to tell ;)

[1] If your not using gdm I'm not sure how to choose to run the
.xsession but there should be an option to do so.

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Michael Graham
Department of Mathematics
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK

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