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Auto-start applications on login

How do I set up "startup applications", as they are called in GNOME Tweaks?

L0b0 (talk) 05:30, 18 January 2022 (UTC)

GNOME or Gnome

nitpick:

should be "Gnome" as you can say it like a normal word

... like "Gimp" or "Gnu" or "Yaml"

... and nobody says "gee enn ooh emm eeh"

Acronyms can be pronounced as words, like NASA and UNESCO; as individual letters, like FBI, TNT, and ATM; or as both letters and words, like JPEG (pronounced JAY-peg) and IUPAC. (wikipedia)

aka the Pronunciation-dependent style and case

Some publications choose to capitalize only the first letter of acronyms, reserving all-caps styling for initialisms, writing the pronounced acronyms "Nato" and "Aids" in mixed case, but the initialisms "USA" and "FBI" in all caps. For example, this is the style used in The Guardian,[72] and BBC News typically edits to this style (though its official style guide, dating from 2003, still recommends all-caps[73]). The logic of this style is that the pronunciation is reflected graphically by the capitalization scheme. However, it conflicts with conventional English usage of first-letter upper-casing as a marker of proper names in many cases; e.g. AIDS stands for acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome which is not a proper name, while Aids is in the style of one.

Some style manuals also base the letters' case on their number. The New York Times, for example, keeps "NATO" in all capitals (while several guides in the British press may render it "Nato"), but uses lower case in "Unicef" (from "United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund") because it is more than four letters, and to style it in caps might look ungainly (flirting with the appearance of "shouting capitals").

objections? otherwise i will go ahead and fix this (in some days/weeks)

--Milahu (talk) 09:28, 11 May 2022 (UTC)