[PC-BSD Testing] lifepreserver in pcbsd.conf

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Apr 5 10:11:02 PDT 2012

On 01/09/2012 15:36, Ben Milman wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Tigersharke . <tigersharke at gmail.com
> <mailto:tigersharke at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hello..
>     Recently someone asked on irc: Is it possible to turn off Life
>     Preserver? 
>     With the answer given as: Removing executable bit from
>     /usr/local/share/pcbsd/xstartup/life-preserver.sh should do it.
>     I suggested that perhaps this would more easily be handled by a
>     change to pcbsd.conf [that would control whether Life Preserver
>     was started.]
>     ...
>     I tried to look through the shell scripts and other various things
>     in /usr/local/share/pcbsd/ to try to understand how things get to
>     the way they are- ie, the general process involved in
>     startup/setup of any particular desktop with relation to pc-bsd
>     specific items.  I looked at these things so that this email would
>     be better than it is currently but was unable to glean enough to
>     know if the above suggestion is possible.
>     Thanks for your time!
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> The place I instinctively looked for it was Startup Applications -
> perhaps that would be a good "PC-BSD-like" place to put it?
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I've just fixed this. Now when you right-click life-preserver tray icon,
you can enable / disable it starting at desktop login.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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