HELP accidentally overwrite autostart file

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f0olyc0oly
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HELP accidentally overwrite autostart file

Postby f0olyc0oly » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:27 pm

HELP!! I accidentally overwrite /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart now I am not able to see my desktop it's just stuck on a blank screen :( :( :( :( :( :(

seppalta
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Re: HELP accidentally overwrite autostart file

Postby seppalta » Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:22 am

Use a text editor to create a file:

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@lxpanel --profile LXDE
@pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE
@xscreensaver -no-splash


Name it autostart and put it (as root) into /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE. You will have to create (sudo mkdir) first any of the directories in this address that you removed. If you cannot access enough of your installed system to do this, then boot-up to your install disk system and do it from there. Be sure to put it in /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE on your hard drive.

f0olyc0oly
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Re: HELP accidentally overwrite autostart file

Postby f0olyc0oly » Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:18 am

seppalta wrote:Use a text editor to create a file:

Code: Select all

@lxpanel --profile LXDE
@pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE
@xscreensaver -no-splash


Name it autostart and put it (as root) into /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE. You will have to create (sudo mkdir) first any of the directories in this address that you removed. If you cannot access enough of your installed system to do this, then boot-up to your install disk system and do it from there. Be sure to put it in /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE on your hard drive.


thanks seppalta! :wink:


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