Strange clipman startup issue

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Thu Mar 6 15:53:22 CET 2014

On Wed, 5 Mar 2014 14:35:30 -0800
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.
>- Grant
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>Xfce at

Can you add the file to /etc/xdg/autostart? I am running both Debian
and Crunchbang with openbox and xfce at different times and that is an
option here. It appears many of the items are starting from there,
using a .desktop file. 

Charlie Kravetz
Linux Registered User Number 425914
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