[arch-general] xdg autostart files.
ngoonee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 17:39:30 EST 2011
On Thu, 2011-01-13 at 22:02 +0000, Meyithi wrote:
> 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.
FWIW, on Gnome that directory seems ignored (at least wicd-gtk doesn't
start up here). Pretty much par for the course for XDG complaince,
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