Newbie question

Andrea D'Amore and.damore at
Mon Feb 20 01:41:50 PST 2012

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:34, Salatiel Filho <salatiel.filho at> wrote:
> Is there a way to make a port compiled program start maximized

It's not up to Macports, this behavior depends on each program configuration.

> and with no terminal in background ?

You need another way to launch the program, there are several but an
AppleScript with "do shell" command is an obvious way and seems to be
closer to what you want.

> 1)  if start gkrellm it will start inside a terminal and the terminal
> will be there until i close the GUI.

Start the command in backgroud by appending '&' (quotes excluded) and
then exit the terminal.

> 2) kmymoney always start half outside the screen and with no focus.

Check kmymoney configuration files, it's probably saving the position somewhere.


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