Autostart locations in KDE4

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Thu Jun 2 16:54:03 BST 2011

On Thursday, June 02, 2011 10:53:52 AM Tim Edwards wrote:
> Recently I found that knetworkmanager wasn't starting up when I logged
> into KDE. I tried looking for any mention of it in the 'startup and
> shutdown' control centre module, but no luck. Eventually I found a tip
> on a forum that I had to set 'Autostart=true' in
> ~/.kde4/share/config/networkmanagementrc
> So my question is, what's the status of the autostart stuff:
> Shouldn't it all be configurable through the standard control centre
> module which stores its settings in the standard (~/.config/autostart)
> directory?
> Does KDE go scanning through ~/.kde4/share/config/ looking for
> 'Autostart=' in rc-files?
You might like to check System Settings > Startup and Shutdown > Autostart 

I've no idea whether there are other places being read.

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