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Transmission has this incredibly aggravating tendency to not stop when I click the exit button.

Instead, it minimizes. When I click to exit, I want the program to cease immediately, but I can't figure out how to do so via the preference menus. Is there even a way to do this?

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Same as this? askubuntu.com/questions/17134/… –  fossfreedom Apr 8 '13 at 13:41
    
I did not see that question, but what about for transmission? –  acolyte Apr 8 '13 at 13:46
    
sudo /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop ? >:) –  Rinzwind Apr 8 '13 at 13:50
    
also could be this bug: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/transmission/+bug/977132 –  Rinzwind Apr 8 '13 at 13:51
    
@Rinzwind what will stopping that do? Will I need to run that every time i want to close transmission? –  acolyte Apr 8 '13 at 13:59
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Transmission:

Disable the checkbox beside Show Transmission icon in the notification area. You would find this option under Edit Menu → PreferencesDesktop Tab.

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So is it possible to disable this pointless "intelligent" quitting? If i click "exit", I want the thing to stop, not keep going. If i anted it to continue running, I wouldn't have clicked "exit". Thanks for the Transmission info, though. I'll try that out when I get home tonight. –  acolyte Apr 8 '13 at 14:08
    
Not sure if it is possible to quit Rhythmbox in the way you desire (although I think the way it decides to quit or not makes much more sense). If I were in your position and desired the functionality to actually close the application I would have used another music application - vlc, banshee, etc and made them the default for music. –  Aditya Apr 8 '13 at 14:14
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