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    howto Statup Scripts

    Hello!

    How do I get a script to execute on boot in a persistent usb knoppix install?

    I tried this, but it didn't work:

    Code:
    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ cat /home/knoppix/.config/autostart/startup.desktop 
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Startup
    ServerExec="/bin/mkdir /tmp/test"
    Icon=
    Type=Application
    ...but there's no /tmp/test directory on boot :\

    more info about my setup:
    Code:
    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ uname -a
    Linux Microknoppix 3.9.6 #25 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jun 15 15:27:01 CEST 2013 i686 GNU/Linux

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    I would suggest that you read the latest Desktop Entry Specification. On the page Recognized desktop entry keys you will find out that there is no key 'ServerExec'.

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    Thanks for your fast response!

    I updated the "ServerExec" line to "Exec" as per the link you provided, but there's still no /tmp/test file getting created on boot.

    Code:
    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ cat .config/autostart/startup.desktop 
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Startup
    Exec="/bin/mkdir /tmp/external"
    Icon=
    Type=Application
    If there's errors with processing .config/autostart/* files, is there anywhere these errors will be logged so I can check for messages?

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    Examples

    The first desktop file will create a new directory /tmp/testdir if it does not already exist.
    Code:
    knoppix@Knoppix720cd:~$ cat /home/knoppix/.config/autostart/mkTestdir.desktop 
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=mkTestdir
    Exec=/bin/mkdir -p /tmp/testdir
    Terminal=false
    Type=Application
    The second desktop file will create an empty file /tmp/testfile if it does not already exist.
    Code:
    knoppix@Knoppix720cd:~$ cat /home/knoppix/.config/autostart/mkTestfile.desktop 
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=mkTestfile
    Exec=/usr/bin/touch /tmp/testfile
    Terminal=false
    Type=Application

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