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I'm going through the contents of .config/gnome-settings/saved-session per Review / edit startup programs rembered by "Remember Currently Running Applications" and for the most part, I know what I'm looking at: Skype, Firefox, Thunderbird, Pidgin, Compiz. There's a .desktop that launches slab however that is total greek to me:

Comment=Client 10569c3d37c1bbff11303905894371800000041980039 which was automatically saved
Exec=slab --sm-config-prefix /slab-uQ6GWK/ --sm-client-id 10569c3d37c1bbff11303905894371800000041980039 --screen 0

I tried looking around in the Ubuntu Package Manager for a hint, but there's no package named "slab" there. So I'm wondering: what is this?

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Just a guess but did you per chance install gnome-main-menu Install gnome-main-menu at some point? It was known as "the slab" and depends on libslab.

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I did indeed, I'm sure that's it. – Amanda Apr 28 '11 at 19:15

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