Autostart Plank

I wanted to autostart plank, I tried to add it to ~/.config/openbox/autostart and that hosed things… where should I be placing it?

Did you add & at the end?

plank &


What actually happened, and post the line from your autostart file you used to try and start plank.

What @malm said.

Didn’t add the &… let me try

That did it…I guess that’s what I get for winging it and not trying to look it up first…lol

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At least you gave it a shot first :smiley:


Use the panel switcher for this, it’s why we wrote it after all :stuck_out_tongue: , it’ll handle autostart entries for you

Use rofi and search for ‘Panel Switcher’ or run it directly with:



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