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I opened and changed startup programs in Startup Application Preferences. Then after reboot the preferences didn't change, they are the same as it was before. Why I can't change nothing and how to really setup Startup Application Preferences? Thanks.

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It sounds like a permission problem, you can try this (from a terminal):

sudo chown [username]:[username] -R ~/.config

If it doesn't help, try to start the "Startup Application Preferences" from a terminal using this command:

gnome-session-properties

You might see relevant error messages there. If the output looks useless to you, you might post it here.

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I've got this message after unchecked some application: WARNING **: Could not save /home/megas/.config/autostart/deja-dup-monitor.desktop file. So the SAP(startup application preferences) can't change another's setting. How to fix it? –  megas Sep 15 '11 at 9:57
    
Sorry, after your first command it works. Thanks –  megas Sep 15 '11 at 10:00
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