OcLaunch Launch automagically

What is it?

The purpose of OcLaunch is to easily launch command once per session. For example, open a different program, one by one, each time you open your terminal. Learn more in the FAQ.

And, last but not least, it is a free/libre software, supported on UNIX-like systems, especially GNU/Linux. Contributions are welcome!

Want to know more? See the functionalities and the complete example describing how to use it with tarsnap.

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Use installation instructions, a part of the quick start guide.

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Found a bug? Have an idea? Share it!
OcLaunch is distributed under the CeCILL licence. Help is welcome!

The central bug tracker is on Gitlab, even if there are several mirror to post your patches. You must respect the rules.

You can get help or discuss new features via the XMPP chat room or the mailing list.

To continue to be a friendly community, we refer to this code of conduct to rule activity around the project.

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November 23, 2015

A few weeks ago, the project adopted community rules. Enjoy the new contributing experience!

September 26, 2015

I'm happy to announce the new git mirror on CodePlex.
There are several problems though.

June 13, 2015

New video for the new version. See the homepage or this folder. File demo.html contains a popcorn.js player and there is the raw file next too.

June 6, 2015

Today (6/6), version 0.2.2 went out.
There are some amazing functionality! Read the post to know more.