Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (2831 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] zmd error message at login [Addendum]
  • From: Stephen Boddy <stephen.boddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 14:25:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <200607211425.20902.stephen.boddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 21 July 2006 08:30, michael norman wrote:
> On Thursday 20 July 2006 17:52, Stephen Boddy wrote:
> > On Thursday 20 July 2006 17:06, Basil Chupin wrote:
> > > Ah, OK, understand. I don't use zmd but still have it hanging around in
> > > the system tray.
> > >
> > > What happens if you right click on the icon and either QUIT it or
> > > reconfigure its settings? I know that with some icon there (I don't
> > > remember which one) I QUIT on it and it disappeared and I could only
> > > bring it back by selecting the "service" in the Start/System or
> > > wherever it was shown.
> >
> > You can't access the GUI if the service isn't running. (I never thought
> > of re-enabling the service temporarily... Doh!) On startup you get an
> > error, and acknowledging it (click OK) causes the updater to quit, but
> > still reappear next login. No opportunity to change any config or
> > anything.
> >
> > However, by digging I found the solution (as root):
> >
> > # cd /etc/xdg
> > # cp -ar autostart autostart.disabled
> > # rm autostart/zen-updater-auto.desktop
> >
> > Now when you login the updater won't start. The xdg folder is part of the
> > fledgling cross desktop compatability standard.
> > --
> > Steve Boddy
>
> Worked for me, thanks.

Hmmm. I did an update with smart last night, and part of that was a raft of
yast/zmd/libzypp updates. After this update I had to disable the novell-zmd
service, and get rid of the icon again. I suppose I should just remove zmd
altogether. Any one seen any problems having done this?
--
Steve Boddy

--
Check the headers for your unsubscription address
For additional commands send e-mail to suse-linux-e-help@xxxxxxxx
Also check the archives at http://lists.suse.com
Please read the FAQs: suse-linux-e-faq@xxxxxxxx


< Previous Next >
Follow Ups