[ubuntu-uk] proggrame

Jason Liquorish jason at dropshock.com
Mon Sep 15 14:04:16 BST 2008


On Mon, 15 Sep 2008 13:18:00 +0100
James Westby <jw+debian at jameswestby.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 13:05 +0100, Fintan Gaughan wrote:
> 
> > On my ubuntu box at home there are three users wife ,mine and the
> > kids.
> > I instaled a programm called Dropbox  www.getdropbox.com/  and it
> > pops up for me to enter  user name and pass word etc and was happy
> > with it. 
> > how ever logging into kids or wife account same thing happens and
> > they have no use for it clicking cancel and it keeps coming back up.
> > How do i disable it?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm just guessing here, but it probably installs an autostart session
> entry.
> 
> If you go to System->Preferences->Session, is it listed in "Startup
> programs"?
> 
> If so, then you can disable it on each account where you don't want
> it.
> 
> If you want to disable it by default then you need to find
> the .desktop file, it may be in /etc/xdg/autostart, where you can
> edit to add
> 
> X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=false
> 
> to the end. I don't know how to do this for other DEs.
> 
> You could also talk to the dropbox people about having a better system
> in place to handle this.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> James
> 
> 
I tried the session options but it does not turn up there
unfortunately, I think dropbox are planning to add more advanced
options soon although it is still in beta. 

-- 
Jason Liquorish <jason at dropshock.com>



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