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This article links to various methods to launch scripts or applications automatically when some particular event is taking place.
On bootup / shutdown
Use systemd services.
On user login / logout
Use systemd/User services.
On time events
Periodically at certain times, dates or intervals:
Once at a date and time:
On filesystem events
Use an inotify event watcher:
On shell login / logout
On Xorg startup
On desktop environment startup
If the desktop environment has an ArchWiki article, see its Autostart section.
Most desktop environments implement XDG Autostart.
On window manager startup
If the window manager has an ArchWiki article, see its Autostart section.