RSS feed - Search upon startup
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 23 08:25:47 UTC 2010
On 21 August 2010 19:22, GaryT <taig at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> Good one! Colin, thanks.
> Hadn't realised that question would arise.
Please don't top post. It is not clear what question you are talking about.
> A: I watch it very closely ;-)
> Yes, either it's a 'plant' or an existing Ubuntu program modified, and it
> runs immediately I start Ubuntu and log onto the Internet. I'm new to this
> Linux system, having used Windows for 20+ years, and while it's good, there
> aren't (or don't seem to be) the monitoring tools available that one needs.
> The learning process is slow.
My actual question was how you know that it is connecting to the BBC.
You say 'it runs immeditately I start Ubuntu and log onto the
Internet' What runs? Presumable some message appears or there is
something in a log or something.
Also what do you mean by 'log onto the internet'
> I was hoping that someone with serious Linux programing experience might be
> able to offer some suggestions.
> Colin Law wrote:
>> On 21 August 2010 05:29, GaryT <taig at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
>>> Once upon a time I had installed the BBC news service onto Firefox, so
>>> that it was available from an RSS button, somewhere up on the toolbar.
>>> That was long ago.
>>> Now I've found that Ubuntu is still checking in to the BBC service every
>>> time I start the machine. I want to stop it.
>> I am not sure whether I can help but I am interested to know how you
>> know that Ubuntu is checking in to the BBC service on startup. This
>> may give a clue on how to stop it.
>>> Can someone tell me where/how to find the cause. Where and what would
>>> be causing this to happen. Firefox does not start when the computer
>>> starts, so it must be something that was installed at the time.
>>> Much appreciated
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