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Re: [SLE] zmd error message at login [SOLVED]
  • From: michael norman <michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 08:30:36 +0100
  • Message-id: <200607210830.36813.michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxx>
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.

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