Using python to start programs after logging in

John Gordon gordon at
Thu Jan 19 14:29:05 EST 2017

In <878tq6amvj.fsf at> Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at> writes:

> I am writing a python program to start the programs that need to be
> started after logging in.

> Is this a good way to do things, or could I do it in a better way?

I think using your window manager's built-in facilities for starting
programs would be better.  Why are you using Python instead?

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