On 01/12/2012 11:05 AM, Rex Dieter wrote:
On Wed, 11 Jan 2012, Ben wrote:
> On 01/10/2012 08:52 PM, T.C. Hollingsworth wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Ben<cricketc(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm running Fedora 16 - KDE 4.7.4. On login, the Printer Applet always
>>> starts, and I'd like to disable it. Is there a way to do that without
>>> un-installing kdeutils-printer-applet?
>> Copy /usr/share/autostart/printer-applet.desktop to
>> $HOME/.kde/Autostart and add Hidden=true to the bottom, e.g. on a
>> cp /usr/share/autostart/printer-applet.desktop ~/.kde/Autostart/
>> echo 'Hidden=true'>> ~/.kde/Autostart/printer-applet.desktop
>> Identically named files in your personal autostart directory override
>> those in the systemwide directories, and adding "Hidden=true" disables
>> it from autostarting. This way you can disable it without removing
>> the package or affecting other users on your system.
> Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work for me yet.
> bash-4.2$ cat ~/.kde/Autostart/printer-applet.desktop | grep "Hidden"
> But it still starts up when I log out and log back in. Any other
> thoughts? Would I have to remove the desktop file from
> /usr/share/autostart completely?
Try ~/.kde/share/autostart instead of ~/.kde/Autostart
And, if you absolutely don't want the applet to start you can change the
Exec line to something like...
or whatever you want. :-)
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