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Comments on: "Manage the startup applications" (13)

  1. Exactly what i was looking for, thanks!

    But why is it so hidden, with no obvious interface like in the “Settings” or a “Startup Applications” like Ubuntu?

    Thanks anyway.

    • Ben S said:

      You can use this command to unhide them. Just does a direct substition to change the NoDisplay flag that hides certain startup applications. I suspect hiding them is so that an unexperienced user doesn’t accidentally alter/delete something important that they don’t know how to use.

      sudo sed -i “s/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g” /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop

      • I can find it by clicking under my user name in the top left corner (in the tool bar) and choosing system preferences as Startup Applications… So its there (at least on my system – CentOS).

  2. […] Einrichten von Autostart-Programmen nimmt man vor indem man den Gnome Session Manager startet. […]

  3. Oh thanks. I was looking for where the “Startup Appliactions” is in Arch’s gnome-shell. Didn’t know it is called gnome-session-properties! Thanks 🙂

  4. The Printer Applet is not in Fedora 17 when I run gnome-session-properties.

    I would very much like to find away to turn off the notifications.
    I am sitting beside the printer so I know it started printing.

    Gone are the days of simplicity when K&R did not believe in bothering users
    with information they didn’t want

  5. […] Normally I don’t have too much difficulty determining how to set or change what application will start-up automatically on login.  When I started using Gnome 3 however, I was not able to find any way to easily configure them.  I found this finally when I gave up and searched the internet.  This information was obtained from the following location: […]

  6. Thanks a lot! I was looking for a guide like this for gnome shell.

  7. Srikanth S said:

    thanks a lot. i was pulling my hair on how to add applications to gnome startup. thanks again

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  9. João M. S. Silva said:

    Very appreciated. Needs to be updated.

  10. Jennie Fernandez said:

    To stop bluetooth service
    $ su –
    $ service bluetooth stop

    To disable bluetooth service on startup
    # nano /etc/rc.local
    add this line before exit 0
    rfkill block bluetooth

    To disable the bluetooth driver on startup
    # nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf


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