kdeinit_wrapper, kshell, kwrapper - start applications via kdeinit
kdeinit_wrapper application [arguments]
kshell application [arguments]
kwrapper application [arguments]
kdeinit_wrapper, kshell and kwrapper start applications via kdeinit.
kdeinit_wrapper simply passes application name and arguments to
kshell passes application name, arguments, complete environment and
current working directory to kdeinit.
kwrapper tries to make the application look like it was actually
started directly and not via kdeinit. Like kshell it passes application
name, arguments, complete environment and current working directory to
- tries to redirect application output to the console from which
kwrapper was started
- waits for the application to finish (but does not return its
- passes most signals it gets to the process of the started
The signal passing allows you to use Ctrl-C to break the started
application or Ctrl-Z to stop it.
Note: With the use of kwrapper you will have one more process running
and also the signal passing and output redirection may not work
application to start
arguments of application to start
Oswald Buddenhagen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
kwrapper and kdeinit_wrapper:
Waldo Bastian <email@example.com>
Mario Weilguni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Lubos Lunak <email@example.com>
Please use http://bugs.kde.org to report bugs, do not mail the authors
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