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Old 08-06-2009, 05:27 PM   #1
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Exiting calibre - linux - no system tray?

This _has_ to be the stupidest newbie question ever, but I can't figure out how to exit calibre cleanly.
I couldn't find an exit button or an exit option from the menu, so I figured I hust had to just close the window. At one time this gave me a message saying that calibre would keep running in the system tray, and that I should choose exit from the system tray if I really wanted to quit (or something like that).

Thing is, I'm running linux with a minimalistic window manager and I don't have a system tray. After closing the window and looking at the processes I see a bunch of processes:
/bin/sh /usr/bin/calibre
/opt/calibre/loader
/bin/sh /opt/calibre/calibre-parallel
/opt/calibre/loader
/bin/sh /opt/calibre/calibre-parallel
opt/calibre/loader

killing one of the /opt/calibre/loader processes seems to get me rid of these, but that doesn't feel right... Is there a better way to do it?
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:31 PM   #2
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killing one of the /opt/calibre/loader processes seems to get me rid of these, but that doesn't feel right... Is there a better way to do it?
Go into config and turn of "Minimize to system tray" option. This way closing the window will close the app.

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Old 08-06-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Incidentally, you should look into using trayer a minimalistic system tray
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Old 08-06-2009, 11:22 PM   #4
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You an also use CTRL-Q to quit Calibre without it minimising to System Tray.
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Thanks for the answers!

Maybe I'll look into trayer when I get my new laptop, but I'm not sure I would have much use for it...
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I use a minimal window management system based on a tiling windows manager I wrote myself, and I find trayer useful for a couple of apps like gajim and quassel
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Sounds interesting indeed.

(I use ion3 myself as a window manager so our settings mustn't be _very_ different
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