[CentOS] CentOS6 - Stop NUX Skype auto-start with gnome desktop

Wed Jul 20 12:47:27 UTC 2016
Earl Ramirez <earlaramirez at gmail.com>

On Wed, 2016-07-20 at 08:33 -0400, James B. Byrne wrote:
> How does one configure Skype/Gnome such that one can have Skype
> installed but not auto-start when the Gnome desktop opens?
> I have looked in the 'System/Preferences/Startup Applications' menu
> but Skype is not listed there.  There are no options in the
> Application itself that allow this setting either.
> If there no other way then I will remove the application package and
> re-install when I need it.  But surely there is a way to control this
> behaviour and the problem is that I simply cannot find it.
> Thanks.
Do you see .desktop in /etc/xdg/autostart/? I usually disable some
application, E.g. tracker* from here.