Strange clipman startup issue

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Thu Mar 6 08:15:33 CET 2014

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Grant <emailgrant at> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to copy certain portions of .config/xfce4/ from one userdir
>>> to another to copy the config between users.  All is working really
>>> well except clipman won't start automatically on the system being
>>> copied to.  It looks like clipman can either be autostarted or started
>>> as a panel plugin and I'm trying to use the panel plugin.  Any ideas?
>> XFCE Menu => Settings => Session & Startup => Application Autostart ?
> The clipman plugin actually loads fine on the initial system with that
> unchecked.  There seem to be two ways to start clipman.  Via autostart
> and via a panel plugin.  The clipman icon and right-click menu are
> different depending on which way it is loaded.  I'd like to use the
> panel plugin but I'm running into this problem.
What is the problem? In my experience it suffices to add the panel
plugin to the panel, and the panel should remember and load it next
time on start-up. Try to do `xfce4-panel -r &` after you add clipman
to the panel.


> - Grant
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