Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have several plist files in the folder ~/Library/LaunchAgents. They all have the same permissions but two of them (dotjs and pow) are not launching at login, even if they have the key RunAtLoad set to true. Does anyone know why they are not loading?

(I'm using Lion 10.7.3.)

EDIT: I am able to launch the files manually with the command: launchctl load -w cx.pow.powd.plist for example.

share|improve this question
    
Have you checked the Console logs (/Applications/Utilities/Console.app)? There maybe some error messages in there that will give you a clue. –  binarybob May 4 '12 at 18:13
    
They're not supposed to run at startup. They are supposed to run when you log in. –  Harald Hanche-Olsen May 4 '12 at 18:31
    
@HaraldHanche-Olsen Unless I've misunderstood what you meant, isn't that exactly when user launch agents run - when the user logs in? –  binarybob May 4 '12 at 19:57
    
@HaraldHanche-Olsen yeah sorry, that's what I meant. –  Aliou May 4 '12 at 20:25
    
@binarybob No messages in the console. Also, i'm able to launch them manually with launchctl load -w cx.pow.powd.plist. –  Aliou May 4 '12 at 20:27
add comment

Know someone who can answer? Share a link to this question via email, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.