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I have written a script that uses the import command. I want to start it when user logins. I put path of the script in /etc/profile but because it starts before starting gnome I get errors and can't even login.

I also tried putting that in ~/.xinitrc but that doesn't seem to launch at all.

I use Arch. Where should I put the path of script in order to start after all graphical services has been started?

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marked as duplicate by goldilocks, uther, Renan, warl0ck, rahmu Mar 5 '13 at 16:11

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/etc/profile is system-wide. If you want to use it for one user, use ~/.profile or ~/.bash_profile. It would be best if you would tell us what the script should do and how it does look like.

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