Using python to start programs after logging in

John Gordon gordon at
Fri Jan 20 12:46:00 EST 2017

In <878tq6hi0s.fsf at> Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at> writes:

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

> Because when you use the window managers builtin facilities then all
> programs will be started on the same virtual desktop and I want to
> start them on different ones.

The window manager doesn't allow you to specify a target desktop?  That
seems like a pretty heinous feature omission.

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