Re: How to make gnome2 behave?

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 04:27:45AM +0200, Chris Chabot wrote:
> I'm trying to setup a minimal gnome2 startup on my notebook, to save 
> some memory and speed things up a bit. So i made a .xinitrc that looks 
> like this:
> #!/bin/bash
> export GDK_USE_XFT=0
> aumix -L
> gnome-settings-daemon &
> metacity &
> exec gnome-panel
> However, when i start up like this, i see xscreensaver and esd are 
> automaticly started as well. I double checked in my 
> gnome-control-center, and i disabled the use of xscreensaver, and 
> disabled sound. So what exacly is starting up these 2 daemons, and why? 
> I even tried gnome-panel --disable-sound, but that wasnt it ... i also 
> removed the mixer applet from the panel (thinking it might start esd), 
> but to no avail.

These are being started by gnome-settings-daemon. To disable
xscreensaver and esd, respectively, set the


keys in gconf to false. That should do the trick.

(Note that this is totally untested -- I just read the
gnome-settings-daemon code, which is pretty easy to understand.)


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