How do I prevent the taskbar from loading?

Stephen Kúhn stephen.kuhn at
Mon Dec 6 00:04:54 CET 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 09:58, Harold Crouch wrote:
> Harold Crouch wrote:
> >> How do I prevent xftaskbar4 from loading in xfce-4.2?
> >> 
> >> I went into /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc and deleted the line that read
> >> xftaskbar4&, but the taskbar still loads at startup.
> Stephen Kúhn wrote: 
> > Because possibly the session manager is remembering it running?
> > I just did a killall -9 xftaskbar4, then logged out and then back in
> > again - gone. (A workaround...)
> My configuration is to *not* automatically save session on logout.  
> I did the "killall -9 xftaskbar4," log out and log back in, and the
> taskbar still loads. ?!?!?!
> If I was a little smarter, I might know the correct command to use
> grep to search through the files in certain directories for the
> "xftaskbar4" string.  :-(

I found the xinitrc in both /etc/xdg/xfce4 and also in my
~/.config/xfce4 dir - editing them didn't resolve my issue - so I have
to go with the session management bit.

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