[xmonad] startup programs

Dayo Adewunmi contactdayo at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 04:06:45 EDT 2009

Bozelos Dimitris wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> After making the usual statement that I'm completely new to xmonad and 
> I have no clue about haskell, I have loved xmonad and I have a 
> question to find out if I can make more out of it:
> I'm using fedora linux with xmonad and i'm preparing for a music 
> performance. I need at the concert to be able to startup my laptop and 
> if possible to have everything up and running, without having to 
> switch between desktops and run terminals & programs. This means that 
> I don't only want to run some programs at startup (which could be done 
> in the usual way for linux with a startup script - although I don't 
> really know much about it) but I want the programs to be ran from 
> terminals and be placed in the desktops in the way I would do manually 
> after launching xmonad.
> Is this possible with xmonad? Any simple tutorials available on this? 
> Thanks,
> Dimitris
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Why not start all the programs that you require, arrange everything, 
then put the laptop into Suspend. That's what I always do, I never shut 
down anymore, because it's a pain in the ass to rearrange all the 
windows, and I've
got many.

Best regards


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