Gnome 3 Login Pop Ups

General Information

Disabling some auto-start programs and pop ups during a GNOME 3 login session.


  • Distro(s): Enterprise Linux 7
  • Other: GNOME 3 desktop

Disable Auto Start GUI Programs

  • Disable Welcome screen
    echo "X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=false" >> /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-welcome-tour.desktop

There are some auto start programs that cause authentication pop ups when logging into a GNOME session.

  • Authentication is required to set the network proxy used for downloading software. Fix by:
    echo "X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=false" >> /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-software-service.desktop
  • Authentication is required to create a color managed device. Fix by:
    echo "X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=false" >> /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-settings-daemon.desktop

  • linux_wiki/gnome_3_login_pop_ups.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/05/25 23:50
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