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I am in process of creating kiosk system on CentOS 6.9 minimal install with Gnome Display Manager (gdm) and Openmotif Window Manager (mwm) and Firefox web browser.

I have connected gdm to mwm by installing xorg-x11-xinit-session packet and creating ~/.Xcients file with single line

/usr/bin/mwm

like described in question https://access.redhat.com/discussions/1339013

Now after I enter my credentials on Gnome Display Manager - Openmotif Window Manager launches

Now my task is to start Firefox (preferably in full screen) when Openmotif Window Manager launches

I can successfully start Firefox if I pin it to Openmotif right click menu by changing Openmotif configuration file /etc/X11/mwm/system.mwmrc but I need that Firefox will start automatically

If I change ~/.Xcients file like this

/usr/bin/mwm
firefox

or like this

/usr/bin/mwm
/usr/bin/firefox

then Openmotif start up successfully, but firefox do not

Please tell me how can I start Firefox (prerably in Full screen mode) after Openmotif Window Manager launches or tell me where to dig.

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You must send mwm to background before starting firefox. Change your script to this:

/usr/bin/mwm &
sleep 20 # to let mwm start fully
/usr/bin/firefox
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