not start on boot
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Wed Oct 28 03:43:05 EDT 2009
Jeremiah Robinson wrote:
> I'm running pidgin for linux (xubuntu) and I would like for it to not
> start when I start the computer. Is that possible?
I can't imagine any sensible reason why it should start on boot. If you
mean starting when you log in to X-Windows, that sounds like an issue
with Ubuntu. You may find that there is an entry for it in your
.xinitrc file, that you can remove.
If this is a netbook, I suppose it is possible that you get insecurely
logged into X during boot, but it will still be th case that it it is
the customisation for X, not the bootup code, that would be starting Pidgin.
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