New LXSession autostart problem: 2 instances of nm-applet

Federico Leoni effelle at
Mon Nov 18 21:52:05 UTC 2013

2013/11/18 John Hupp <lubuntu at>:
> When understanding broke upon me today concerning LXSession's default
> setting (in 13.10) of 'disable_autostart=config-only' (rather than
> 'disable_autostart=no'),  I changed it to NO and immediately solved a
> weeks-old problem with SpiderOak Backup not auto-starting.
> But this change triggered a new problem: There are two instances of
> nm-applet running.  Both instances work and yield the same information.
> Since I had set disable_autostart=no in both
> /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/desktop.conf and in
> ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/desktop.conf, I considered it possible (though
> unexpected) that this was causing two instances to autostart, but setting
> disable_autostart=config-only once again in
> /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/desktop.conf did not solve the problem.
> The obvious questions: What happened?  How can I fix it?
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you need to disable "network" from Prefereces-->Desktop
Session Settings.

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