Start Script when Gnome Starts Up

There is a specification for this purpose, and it works with any desktop environment that supports the specification (eg. KDE, GNOME2, GNOME3, …). You should put a Desktop Entry file (with .desktop extension) inside of ~/.config/autostart (for a user) or /etc/xdg/autostart (for the whole system). In the file you set the script to run (see … Read more