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I'm running Xubuntu 12.04, and after I ran the update, my login started slowing down big time. I've dabbled a little bit with the programs in Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, and tried closing and opening these programs, and then rebooting.

Anyways, I narrowed it down to a combination of 2 processes, "Network" (the connection manager) and "Xfce Volume Daemon". Their corresponding terminal commands are:

~$ nm-applet
~$ xfce4-volumed

If I disable them, and then run them after login is complete, everything works just fine. Is there a way for me to run these commands automatically at start up? I want to maybe write a shell script and save it somewhere, or at least edit the order things happen after login, so the desktop can load before these processes.

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Purge ibus, it will resolve the issue.

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What does that mean to "purge ibus" ? What is special about this command ? –  Stephane Rolland Apr 9 '13 at 13:08
'sudo apt-get purge ibus', it will remove package ibus (you can read about it on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelligent_Input_Bus and decide if you need it) which causes slow-downs. But I think they've fixed it in latest updates, in 12.10 this issue doesn't reproduce. –  キリル Apr 12 '13 at 14:49

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