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  1. #1

    [SOLVED] at command doesn't start firefox

    Hi all,

    Could anyone explain me why firefox is not started if I use scheduler command 'at'. I can start firefox from terminal. But when I use 'at hours:min' it doesn't start. I tried 'firefox &' but it doesn't start too. If instead of 'firefox' I use 'mv fileName1 fileName2' the file is renamed as expected.

    at now
    warning: commands will be executed using /bin/sh
    at> firefox &
    at> <EOT>
    (it works with other commands)


  2. #2
    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Try this which tells it which display to use and the full path to the binary:

    at 2000 <<_EOF_
    DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/firefox
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  3. #3
    Thanks! But it's strange for me that it's different than running from terminal

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