Re: starting Idesk automatically in IceWM on Lenny
Lisi ha scritto:
My guess: the startup file in icewm is supposed to do something and then
exit (hint, hint)...
The box boots automatically into IceWM in 32 seconds from a standing start.
I have Idesk configured to my satisfaction, and it runs beautifully if I start
it manually after I have booted up and IceWM is running.
Any attempt, however, to make Idesk also start automatically, results in Idesk
running fine - but not X and IceWM. The desktop looks odd (as if it hasn't
finished loading), and although all the icons work and the applications start
up and function correctly, when I shut down an application, X shuts down with
I have Googled repeatedly; and tried out every permutation I could think of in
every file that I either found recommended or could dream up. I have looked
in a large number of books. I have got Idesk running fine - but never IceWm
I think that I need to put "Idesk" into one of the configuration files. But
err... how about ~/.icewm/startup?
something like "idesk &" should do the trick; if it does not work,
try with "(sleep 3; idesk) &"