Can't get application to autostart

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Can't get application to autostart

Postby Clipper » Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:51 am

Would really appreciate some help with this one.

Mint 4.0

I have dssi-vst setup and working which I use to launch one specific VST.

I can open a terminal and run

vsthost myvst.dll

Launches fine. I set up a desktop icon with the above and it launches fine too but no matter what I do I can't get it to autostart regardless of what I put in

Preferences / Sessions / Startup

I've added the above command line, created a script which also works from the command line but not in Startup. I've launched the vst and saved my session but no joy there either so now I'm out of ideas.

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Re: Can't get application to autostart

Postby rbanavara » Fri Jun 20, 2008 2:46 pm

not sure where ro check for errors for startup programs...

But you can do this:

write a script to include

vsthost myvst.dll 2> some.log.file

and include this in session startup. Probably then you might be able to find the error.
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Re: Can't get application to autostart

Postby Fred » Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:07 pm


Does this application run in a terminal? If it does you would have to call the terminal program in autostart with the command appended for the script you are trying to run.

A KDE example:

konsole -e bakclean

This opens a knonsole and runs the script "bakclean"

You would use something similar in Gnome except with gnome-terminal instead of konsole.

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