Strange clipman startup issue

Grant emailgrant at
Thu Mar 6 18:40:04 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.
> The clipman plugin presence in the panel is defined in the user
> variables. This is probably defined in ~/.conf .

I'm copying all of these without success:

# find /home/user/.config -name *clipman*

grep -Rlm1 clipman /home/user/.config

- Grant

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