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== Graphical ==
 
== Graphical ==
 
If you want to autostart programs automatically when you login into your WM (Window Manager) or DE (Desktop Environment), you should do the following:
 
If you want to autostart programs automatically when you login into your WM (Window Manager) or DE (Desktop Environment), you should do the following:
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=== Xinitrc Method ===
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If you use [[Xinitrc]] to start your WM/DE then you can add your applications list  to .xinitrc file . 
  
 
=== GNOME, KDE and XFCE ===
 
=== GNOME, KDE and XFCE ===

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Reason: please use the first argument of the template to provide a brief explanation. (Discuss in Talk:Autostarting#)

Console

To autostart programs in console you can use shell startup files/directories:

/etc/profile
/etc/profile.d/
/etc/profile.$SHELL
/etc/bash.bashrc
~/.bashrc
~/.bash_profile
~/.zshrc

Graphical

If you want to autostart programs automatically when you login into your WM (Window Manager) or DE (Desktop Environment), you should do the following:

Xinitrc Method

If you use Xinitrc to start your WM/DE then you can add your applications list to .xinitrc file .

GNOME, KDE and XFCE

You can put .desktop files in Template:Filename

Dedicated GUI

GNOME, KDE and XFCE all have a dedicated GUI for autostart settings.

KDE (Legacy)

KDE also has a specific folder: Template:Filename or Template:Filename

XFCE (Legacy)

In the Xfce versions prior to 4.4 the programs had to be located in Template:Filename

Fluxbox

See Fluxbox#Autostarting Applications.

Openbox

See Openbox#Startup programs.