[LightDM] How do I start a program when X starts?

Jonathan Schuster jonathan.p.schuster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 07:27:07 PDT 2011

No, no luck there, either.

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 02:14:14PM -0500, Jonathan Schuster wrote:
> > I'm having some problems getting my composite manager (cairo-compmgr) to
> > start up with X when using LightDM. The Arch wiki recommends putting it
> in
> > .xinitrc (
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Cairo_Compmgr#Configuration),
> > but neither that nor .xsession seem to run when I log in. What's the
> > recommend way to start a program when X starts when using LightDM?
> Does ~/.xprofile work?
> I don't know why .xinitrc and .xsession don't work (or why we have three
> files purporting to do the same thing...)
> Bryce
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