[CentOS] NUX Skype for Linux

Wed Jun 17 06:06:52 UTC 2015
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of m.roth at 5-cent.us
> Sent: den 16 juni 2015 20:59
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] NUX Skype for Linux
> >> I had cause to install the Skype for Linux package from the NUX repo.
> >> I discover that this package is configured to automatically start
> >> Skype whenever one logs on to the Gnome desktop.  This behaviour I do
> >> not wish.  However, there seems to be no option in Skype to turn that
> >> 'feature' off. Is there any way to disable this in Gnome or elsewhere?
> >>
> >> I will be removing Skype shortly when the present need for it passes
> >> but I do not wish this thing automatically starting in the meantime.
> >
> > You can't do this?
> >
> > "Go to Tools -> Options -> General settings. Uncheck the option "Start
> > Skype
> > when I start Windows". Save and Quit Skype. Next time you reboot Windows,
> > Skype will not start with Windows"
> You *are* joking, right?

No, not really.
Aren't the GUI's the same irrespective of the OS?

I copy-pasted the setting steps to not have Skype autostart from a 
Windows-centric page, and I'm assuming the GUI, and should therefore be the 

If it'll make you feel better, please replace all instances of "Windows" above 
with "CentOS". ;-)