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Old 09-10-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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Stopping amarok amazon prompt


Sometime when I was trying to get the audio working amarok got strarted. Now, every time I log on it wants info for amazon.com. I don't want to use amarok.

Where is this getting started from and how do I keep it from starting?

tj
 
Old 09-10-2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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I don't know what you're talking about.

Can you post a screenshot?
 
Old 09-10-2013, 08:55 PM   #3
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I am not o that system, but the thing is when I log on via xdm amarok is started, and since I never set it up, it asks me to complete setup. The bottom line is. I don't want it started at log on at all. So, where would it be started at? Which file. I looked in .bashrc, etc. There is no .xinitrc or xsession in user home.

tj
 
Old 09-10-2013, 11:49 PM   #4
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Depends upon what DE you're using. I use xfce, so autostarted stuff is here:
Code:
james@tardis:~$ ls .config/autostart/
blueman.desktop  hplip-systray.desktop  nm-applet.desktop  wicd-tray.desktop
I don't used KDE on this machine, but it puts Autostart stuff here:
Code:
james@tardis:~$ ls .kde/Autostart/
james@tardis:~$
I found these subdirectories because I remembered that autostart directories are used, so I did this from my home directory:
Code:
james@tardis:~$ find . -name \*uto\*
./.kde/Autostart
./.kde/share/config/kded_device_automounterrc
./.kde/share/apps/konqueror/autosave
./.config/autostart
EDIT: After doing a 'man find', this works better:
Code:
james@tardis:~$ find . -iname autostart
./.kde/Autostart
./.config/autostart
james@tardis:~$

Last edited by jamesf; 09-11-2013 at 12:00 AM.
 
Old 09-11-2013, 01:58 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by wufo View Post
Sometime when I was trying to get the audio working amarok got strarted. Now, every time I log on it wants info for amazon.com. I don't want to use amarok.

Where is this getting started from and how do I keep it from starting?

tj
I vaguely remember getting annoyed by the same thing. I also remember it can be deactivated in the settings. Somewhere...
 
Old 09-11-2013, 03:52 PM   #6
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I would just uninstall amarok completely and install clementine as a replacement (which I've done). I think clementine is better anyway.

You could probably also prevent this by removing amarok (.desktop) from /usr/share/kde4/services... but I don't have it installed to verify.
 
Old 09-11-2013, 04:27 PM   #7
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I would just uninstall amarok completely and install clementine as a replacement (which I've done). I think clementine is better anyway.

You could probably also prevent this by removing amarok (.desktop) from /usr/share/kde4/services... but I don't have it installed to verify.
Exactly how I deal with Amarok also. Uninstall the bloated thing and install Clementine, which is quite a bit better IMO.
 
  


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