[maemo-developers] running application automatically at system startup

From: Edward Page eopage at byu.net
Date: Tue Jan 19 02:26:59 EET 2010
.2010/1/18 Kimmo Hämäläinen <kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com>:
> On Sun, 2010-01-17 at 08:47 +0100, ext ibrahim wrote:
>> cheers;
>> I wonder how to make my application run automatically at system startup.
>> I've read about many ways to do so ( different ways for different  linux
>> distributions) but I'm not sure which way is the right one. I don't want
>> to mess things up by using an inappropriate way.
>> So, is there any way to make my (console)app run automatically  when the
>> phone starts??
> You can do that by installing a startup script under
> the /etc/X11/Xsession.post directory (see scripts there for examples).

A lot of these types of questions are gems, especially for people not
familiar with the platform.  We might be able to tell people coming
from the Windows world "its just like (desktop) linux" until we have
to add "except for where its not".

Is anyone collecting these "How do I..." questions and putting them on the wiki?

Ed Page
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