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I am using Xubuntu. When I boot it up, pidgin comes in twice and chromium starts. I want only pidgin to start once, and no chromium. Also, if I completely kill all pidgin and reboot, it only comes up once. Pidgin is on the autostart menu, but I do not have it checked. Chromium is not. I have also disabled saving the session on logout.

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Under pidgin Tool->Preferences->Interface->Set "show system tray icon" to "always"

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I am having the same issue, but "Show system tray icon" is already set to "always". Is there any other reason it might be doing this? – Azmisov Aug 29 '13 at 17:02

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