Simple stuff I don't know

George Hunt georgejhunt at
Wed Sep 16 20:47:17 EDT 2015

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 3:19 PM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:

> .xsession can work, if your subshell will give Sugar time to start,
> then copy environment variables from the Sugar shell process, then run
> sugar-launch.

Thanks for the hints about timing, and environment variables. I'm inclined
to continue to explore .xsessions because I think I will have a better
chance to manipulate the mate desktop from bash, rather than from python
scripts down inside of sugar.

On the sugar desktop side, first experiments show that putting a start job
into the background, with sugar-launch, works.

> Don't know a best awy.  Some deployments have used an automatic start
> activity.
> --
> James Cameron
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