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Update Manager autostart

Postby Hoser Rob on Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:30 am

Been using Mint 13 KDE on my netbook for a bit now. It's pretty dang nice. Nicer than kubuntu, frankly. It's the best mint version I've tried, and I tried every one except cinnamon. If I wanted a gnome 3/compiz based system I would have stayed with ubuntu.

One thing, though. Mint Update Manager autostarts at boot. I'm good at remembering to check for updates, and I don't want it to autostart. If there's some setting anywhere to prevent this I can't find it.

Any suggestion? It's probably hiding in plaiin sight :wink: .
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Re: Update Manager autostart

Postby xenopeek on Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:45 pm

Autostart applications from the GNOME based environment are configured in /etc/xdg/autostart. You can disable autostart of mintUpdate with the following command:
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sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/mintupdate.desktop /etc/xdg/autostart/mintupdate.desktop-disabled
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Re: Update Manager autostart

Postby Hoser Rob on Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:43 am

Worked fine. Thanks for the response.
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