autostart spec changes

Rodrigo Moya rodrigo at
Wed Mar 1 14:08:35 EET 2006

On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 18:59 +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> >>  Also, when disabling services by using the Hidden field, there should
> >> be a way for admins to disable this. That is, a CantBeDisabled field
> >> (or whatever) that disables any .desktop file with the same name in
> >> other top-level directories.
> >
> >we (KDE) have this via immutability ([$i]) already. it's a sensible and
> >generic (e.g. doesn't just apply to autostard) method IMHO. i'd
> > recommend using that approach as it's already widely implemented in KDE
> > and has years of use that shows it works well for all parties involved
> > (coders, sys admins, etc)
> Just illustrating what Aaron means: the admin would write this in the 
> system-level .desktop file:
> Hidden[$i]=false
can this be used for all keys?
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo at>

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