Strange clipman startup issue

Grant emailgrant at
Thu Mar 6 17:58:09 CET 2014

>>>> 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.
> 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.

I'm actually transferring /etc/* so the clipman file there is included
in the transfer.

- Grant

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