Commit 7b6c2e6d authored by Nico's avatar Nico
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Add FAQ entry about autostart

Related to #66
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## FAQ
### How can I let Briar start automatically at system boot?
Until [#66](https://code.briarproject.org/briar/briar-gtk/-/issues/66) is resolved, you can manually
tell your desktop environment to start Briar by creating the following file:
_.config/autostart/briar-gtk.desktop_
```
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=briar-gtk
Exec=/usr/bin/briar-gtk
```
If you're using Flatpak, you need to change `Exec` to `/usr/bin/flatpak run app.briar.gtk`.
### How can I run this on the Librem 5?
Whether you own a Librem 5 or
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sudo apt install flatpak-builder elfutils
```
You can then simply
[follow the instructions from above](#developers).
Note that you currently don't get beyond the setup screen
because Briar Headless only works on x86 platforms so far.
You can then [follow the instructions from above](#developers).
Note that you need to modify everything a little bit to work on the Librem's arm platform
(not needed for the emulator):
[#49](https://code.briarproject.org/briar/briar-gtk/-/issues/49).
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