Computer Tips - Gnome: start applications when you login

Date: 2020may29 Product: Gnome OS: Linux Q. Gnome: start applications when you login A. Go to folder ~/.config/autostart Make the folder if its missing with `mkdir autostart` Make a .desktop folder in there for each application you want to start. Examples: firefox.desktop:
[Desktop Entry] Name=Firefox Exec=firefox Type=Application
terminal.desktop:
[Desktop Entry] Name=Gnome Terminal Exec=gnome-terminal Type=Application
By the way, if you just want an application on your desktop put the .desktop files in ~/.local/share/applications or /usr/share/applications for all users.