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Synaptic autostarts at user profile login

Postby Square on Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:07 am

I think it's a remnant from a failed envy-ng instance but everytime this one user (admin) logs in synaptic starts and throws up a dialog about not being in root. The status bar at the bottom of the app doesn't list any pending or broken installs.

What xfdesktop or xfce4 file do I edit to try and find the startup call? I've disabled everything on the Autostarts program; even the power manager to no effect.

Other user (poweruser) starts her session no problem.

Thanks in advance,
-Triangle
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Re: Synaptic autostarts at user profile login

Postby Husse on Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:01 pm

I'm having some problems with my xfce in Virtualbox now (can't get a decent resolution) so I'll have to postpone a possible answer
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Re: Synaptic autostarts at user profile login

Postby merlwiz79 on Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:18 pm

Sorry for the wait.
This is an easy fix and has nothing to do with the Autostart apps.
Just delete the folder ~/.cache/sessions
Logout and then back in.
I don't use save my sessions for future logins, so I never have this problem.
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Re: Synaptic autostarts at user profile login

Postby Square on Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:45 am

Husse wrote:I'm having some problems with my xfce in Virtualbox now (can't get a decent resolution) so I'll have to postpone a possible answer

I had the opposite problem. Every Ubuntu build I've tried from Edgy up never worked with my ATI Radeon card easily. virtualbox emulates a videocard so Mint ran perfectly fine out of the box for me. If virtualbox aims for generic vesa, maybe it's the monitor detection?

merlwiz79 wrote:Sorry for the wait.
This is an easy fix and has nothing to do with the Autostart apps.
Just delete the folder ~/.cache/sessions
Logout and then back in.
I don't use save my sessions for future logins, so I never have this problem.

Thanks. I'll give that a try tonight. If I don't post in this topic again than it worked.
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