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Bsoder52

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Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« on: April 19, 2015, 08:57:19 AM »
I'm trying to get Ubunto to launch Attract mode upon start-up as I'm looking to use this application for a dedicated arcade game cabinet.  I can get into the "Startup Applications Preferences" screen, and I put "attractmode" in both the the name and the command areas, (no quotes), and add that as an option to the additional startup programs menu...but it doesn't launch attract mode when I restart my machine. 

I think I'm close but must be doing something wrong?



akafox

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2015, 12:41:46 PM »
In order to do that takes a little tweaking. I'll get back to you after I find my set up..and remember how to do it. It can be done
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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2015, 02:15:08 PM »
Ok thanks Fox!  Good to see ya on  here again!

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2015, 08:46:45 PM »
I answered all that in another thread bsoder..sorry. Saw it before this one.
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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2015, 11:30:57 PM »
I answered all that in another thread bsoder..sorry. Saw it before this one.

Yea, great post akafox... here's the link in case anyone else is trying to find it: http://forum.attractmode.org/index.php?topic=171.msg926#msg926

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2015, 05:25:59 AM »
Yeah...should have added the link myself  ::)
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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2015, 08:25:50 PM »
Sweet, checking this out!!!

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2015, 08:27:17 PM »
that linky is to my other post about hiding the toolbar in ubuntu....must be a different linky?

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2015, 10:12:32 AM »
Still searching for the Link to the post about how to launch Attrack Mode on Ubuntu start up.... can't seem to find it.

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Re: Launching AttractMode on Startup with Ubunto
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2015, 03:42:57 PM »
it's here http://forum.attractmode.org/index.php?topic=171.msg926#msg926 it's not a post by itself. it's the fourth from the top. The one that says "this is long and technical"
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