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How to disable Empathy auto startup? I turned it off in properties, but every time i restart Notebook it starts automatically. Maybe there is a deamon thats starts it

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Look in /etc/xdg/autostart and the file telepathy-indicator.desktop
edit it and change NoDisplay=true to NoDisplay=false and it will be shown in startup applications tool
if you want them all shown for you to disable/enable at will run this in terminal

find /etc/xdg/autostart/ -name "*.desktop" -exec sudo sed -i "s/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g" '{}' \;

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Is there a way to do that on a per user policy? I don't want that but I like it to be activated for two other users ... – piedro Oct 23 '11 at 12:30
from terminal cp /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop ~/.config/autostart/ you may need to create the autostart folder in your home, then do find ~/.config/autostart/ -name "*.desktop" -exec sed -i "s/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g" '{}' \; – duffydack Oct 23 '11 at 12:58
thx, I#LL try that. – piedro Oct 23 '11 at 14:09

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