Re: Starting aterm on a specific desktop

Doug Alcorn (
04 Apr 1999 22:56:51 -0400

Albert Dorofeev <> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 04, 1999 at 04:33:41AM -0700, cajun wrote:
> > 
> > I've been trying to come up with a way to start several aterms
> > simultaneously on a specific desktop and a specific 'pane' on that
> > desktop.  I've had a couple of thoughts, but they were all caveman like
> > in nature.  
> > 
> The autoexec file is there for this particular purpose.
> You will have to change the styles for those apps you
> run in the database file if you want to start them on
> specific desks (StartsOnDesk?) and in a particular
> pane (ViewPort?). Don't forget to name your terminals
> with "-name".

Just for kicks, you can also put all these commands in your .xinitrc
(if you use startx) or .xsession (if you use some variant of xdm).

 (__)  Doug Alcorn
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