[arch-general] xdg autostart files.

Meyithi mail at meyithi.com
Thu Jan 13 17:02:58 EST 2011

On 13 January 2011 21:58, Peter Lewis <plewis at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:

> I don't know much about XDG, but I was trying to figure out why every time
> I
> started up a desktop session (KDE) wicd-tray was being loaded, when I
> didn't
> want it to be. I couldn't find any reference to it in any of the KDE
> autostart
> directories.
> Then I noticed that it has a .desktop file in /etc/xdg/autostart, which is
> owned by wicd. I guess that I can delete the file, but that's a bit messy
> and
> it'll just get replaced when wicd gets upgraded anyway.
> Is this really the right thing to do? Should that .desktop file be in the
> package or should it be up to the user to decide whether or not to load the
> GTK client?
> Or is there another (preferred) way to disable it that I'm not aware of?
> Thanks,
> Pete.

There is a wicd-nogtk in the AUR,
http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=40430 which is probably the easiest
solution, I swapped over with no probems, all configs and such are the same.

Jason Steadman

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