Kmail starts at login

Jason Straight jason at
Wed Jul 8 02:21:59 UTC 2009

On 07/07/2009 02:02 PM, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 July 2009 18:33:32 Clay Weber wrote:
>> On Tuesday 07 July 2009 11:23:38 am Thomas Olsen wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 07 July 2009 14:48:24 Clay Weber wrote:
>>>> On Tuesday 07 July 2009 6:56:13 am Thomas Olsen wrote:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> I've tried to find the thread regarding this but to no avail. My
>>>>> problem is the same. When I login to KDE kmail starts automatically.
>>>>> Someone suggested to remove Contacts from krunners plugins if using
>>>>> dIMAP for Contacts. I did so but kmail still starts.
>>>>> The I had to go elsewhere and now I cannot find the thread regarding
>>>>> this. And I don't have kmail in Autostart :-)
>>>> Check out the Session Manager in System Settings' Advanced tab.  Turn
>>>> of saved sessions there. That should take care of that
>>> That would take care of it but it's just a workaround. I always close
>>> down (Quit) Kontakt when I log out but I would like other apps to start
>>> again at login.
>> It is, in a way, as by selecting "start with an empty session' you clear
>> out whatever is set to run in that session, thereby removing Kontact from
>> the setup , which somehow became 'stuck' thinking the session includes
>> Kontact. Then, once you have a fresh clean session after a logout/login,
>> you can re- enable saved sessions. Afiak, this is the easiest way to clear
>> out problem sessions.
>> Now, if you also look at the session management section in System Settings,
>> you can also very easily specify programs to be excluded from sessions
> Thanks Clay. I'll give it a try.
Yeah, that's the best way to do it. I gave up on session handling in 
KDE, I use the autostart preferences to start the things I want at 
startup, no more stuck programs in the session.

Also frustrating are the things that might be started up that you may 
not even notice because they don't open a window.
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