Strange clipman startup issue

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Thu Mar 6 18:32:29 CET 2014

On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 5:58 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.
>> 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.
The clipman plugin presence in the panel is defined in the user
variables. This is probably defined in ~/.conf .


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