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I would like Deluge to start upon each startup, so I put deluge-gtk in Startup Applications. Now there is the window appearing each time, and I would like that it starts minimised, only with the notification area icon. Is there a way to do that?

Seems that before it could be set in the Preferences, and there was also a command line string to do it, but these features are gone.

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If you start deluge from command line it will start in the tray.

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The translation team made a mistake and from the screen below it seems Deluge doesn't have that option, while in fact it does. Am running Ubuntu Studio 12.10 x64 bit. See below,


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You are telling that deluge v1.3.5 doesn't have the option, but your picture shows otherwise. Can you tell us if the 1.3.5 version have it or not? –  Lucio Dec 27 '12 at 21:49
Sorry, it has it. Apparently someone did a very bad job at translating. It shouldn't be translated as "start in the panel", but "start in the tray" or "start minimized", in my language of course. That's how they translated it, which is very confusing. –  Inoki Sakaeru Jan 16 '13 at 0:47
So your answer is completely wrong. The 1.3.5 version still has it. And you are confirming that. –  Lucio Jan 16 '13 at 18:39
I was referring to the translation, which is MISLEADING, so not my answer is wrong, the translation team made a mistake confusing everyone. –  Inoki Sakaeru Jun 21 '13 at 10:31
Thanks for the reply. You could delete the picture or edit it, so you don't confuse anyone. Thanks! –  Lucio Jun 21 '13 at 14:16
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The option is still there in the preferences, and works perfectly (tested with Ubuntu 11.04 classic gnome):

Interface page, System Tray section: Start in tray.

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