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Old 06-14-2005, 06:28 PM   #1
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Gaim + panel


Hey all,

Every once in a while when I bootup my laptop some things don't load properly and I'm forced to restart. However, before I figured out I needed a restart, I noticed that Gaim didn't load on the Panel and so I added it. Now my problem is that every time I log in, two Gaim icons appear and there's no "Remove from Panel" option. Is there a location in the filesystem where I can remove automatcially loaded applications? It's really quite annoying.

Thanks for your help,
Matty-J

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Old 06-14-2005, 08:06 PM   #2
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Check your rc scripts to see what is set to load. You should also type in dmesg to see what was being loaded up at boot and any errors to say the least.

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Old 06-14-2005, 10:50 PM   #3
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Hey,

Thanks for the reply, but I'm kinda noob... Where are these rc scripts you speak of?

Thanks,
Matt
 
Old 06-15-2005, 02:11 AM   #4
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check in /etc/rc.d/ or something close to that, I forget where they keep them in suse. There should also be something like an /etc/rc.config file (something close) check that as well, sometimes you can simply stop a daemon from loading by kicking it out of there.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 08:50 AM   #5
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is it loading gaim? or just a shortcut to the program?
 
Old 06-15-2005, 11:41 AM   #6
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It loads gaim, so I have two login screens opened.

It seems to have stopped, but I'm still gonna check out the rc files and see what they'er all about.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 01:47 PM   #7
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Did you change anything and have any ideas to why it stopped?

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Old 06-15-2005, 02:02 PM   #8
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I honestly dont' know. I quit one of the gaims and ran the other one, and next time I booted only one opened. But I did that like 5 times before with no luck, which is why I made the thread in the first place... Gnome seems to do all sorts of weird things to me. Sometimes everythign will load, sometimes nothing will load, sometimes SuSEwatcher loads even though I selected not to. It's quite annoying.

Oh well, we'll see how this goes today after work.
Thanks,
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Old 06-15-2005, 05:37 PM   #9
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It could be your session manager isn't saving your session when you exit.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 09:45 PM   #10
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I think your'e right with that one because SuseWatcher keeps opening when it's not supposed to, and every time I login I seem to have one more Display applet on the toolbar. Any ideas on how to make it actually save?

Thanks,
Matt
 
Old 06-16-2005, 12:03 PM   #11
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What windowmanager/desktop environment are you using?

in KDE there should be an option when you log off that says save this session (same in GNOME, I beleive). If you use XFCE, it's in the option menu. There's also an option in KDE's system center thingy. It's in KDE components, uner session manager.

GNOME's should be in ther panel menu somewhere, in system settings.
 
Old 06-16-2005, 12:27 PM   #12
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I use Gnome, and I dont' always click the Save Settings button. Only when I do something that seems kind of important. The display manager icon appears regardless though, so I'm gonna have to look into the rc files or whatever for that one. It's all good though, nothing too major. \

Thanks for your help.
 
  


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