Accidentally removed at-spi-dbus-bus from startup folder

Asked by D E on 2012-08-31

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and am getting used to it.

I do not have a strong Unix background, so I struggle with the terminal code.

Since my computer is older, I was attempting to optimize the startup speed by removing unnecessary items from the startup folder (bluetooth, gwibber, etc).

The list of startup programs has a checkbox next to them, so I unchecked all the programs, checked the ones I wanted to remove, and pressed remove.

However, the checked items were not removed--the first protgram in the stack was. That happend to be "at-spi-dbus-bus".

It is my understanding that this should remain in the startup list, but I can find no where that I can re add it to the list. There are examples available to remove items, but nowhere I can find to add.

I searched for the program, but can not locate it on my computer.

Any help would be very much appreciated! Thank you in advance.

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Best N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

Hi ,

open startup application and click add

Fill the name: AT-SPI D-Bus Bus

Fill the command : /usr/lib/at-spi2-core/at-spi-bus-launcher --launch-immediately

Fill the comment : I must never remove this again (Joke hah)


D E (danielkrishandra) said : #2

Thank you so much, Nick. This worked perfectly.

BTW, could you explain the reason the checkboxes are there? They do not work as I thought they would. I though by checking the ones I wanted to remove and selecting "Remove" that those would be taken out of the list. Apparently that did not happen.

So, what I have done is uncheck the ones I don't want to run at startup and not selected Add/Remove/Edit. Will unchecking an item make it not run at startup?

Thank you again in advance!

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #3

Hello ,

please mark this question as solved , by marking the answer that solved your problem. (Edit question)

You can enable or disable startup applications via tick or UN-tick the specific application.
If check-box is UN-ticked the application shouldn't start on system startup.

Do not remove completely the startup applications , just UN-tick the check-boxes.


D E (danielkrishandra) said : #4

Thanks NikTh, that solved my question.