Gwibber ignoring preferences and running at login

Bug #916032 reported by Keith Drummond on 2012-01-13
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

In Ubuntu 11.10 I have unchecked the Gwibber option to run at login.

However when I login Gwibber does run. It is not listed in the startup applications list, and in the notification area two instances of Broadcast are listed. One which has the arrow beside the name and expanded with the 'Update status / Messages / Replies / Private' options listed. The second listed instance of Broadcast does not have the arrow and does not show the expanded options.

In system monitor three instances of gwibber-service are listed (ID 3143, 3142 and 3126 respectively)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gwibber 3.2.1-0ubuntu1.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-15.25-generic 3.0.13
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jan 13 13:38:41 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: gwibber
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2012-01-06 (7 days ago)

Keith Drummond (victor9098) wrote :
Keith Drummond (victor9098) wrote :

Unistalling unity-lens-gwibber removes the second instance of Broadcast in the notification menu

Now Gwibber will not start automatically at login with the option checked. Can manually add to the start-up applications list.

Keith Drummond (victor9098) wrote :

I should add that I also have the exact same problem in Ubuntu 12.04

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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