gnome session errors question

Linda haniganwork at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 5 14:57:35 UTC 2014


  Subject: Re: gnome session errors question
>> I am using gnome flashback/metactiy and it is taking a while to start the
>> desktop session. When I checked the syslog it shows warnings
>> Dec  4 07:57:28 venus gnome-session[2399]: WARNING: Could not parse desktop
>> file deja-dup-monitor.desktop or it references a not found TryExec binary
>> Dec  4 07:57:30 venus gnome-session[2399]: WARNING: Could not parse desktop
>> file vino-server.desktop or it references a not found TryExec binary
>> Dec  4 07:57:30 venus gnome-session[2399]: WARNING: Could not parse desktop
>> file gwibber.desktop or it references a not found TryExec binary
>> I have removed all of these programs with synaptic as I do not use these
>> programs. Is there a way to tell gnome not to try and find these or to
>> create dummy files incase this is  part of what is slowing down the start of
>> the session
> Remove the .desktop files mentioned.  I am surprised they were not
> removed when you removed the app (unless you just did remove rather
> than purge).  They will probably be /usr/share/applications or/and
> .local/share/applications (or at least that is where they would be
> with a standard Ubuntu install.
>
> Colin
>
>
>
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It did get rid of the desktop files. The log is complaining 
because gnome-session is looking for the files and  they are 
not found
                   Linda




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