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Month: June 2019

Windows 10 autostart

Windows 10 autostart

Every time I want to change something with my Windows 10 autostart I find myself pondering where the hell do you do this in Windows 10 again?

Next time I know where to look. Here’s how to do it:

Press “windows” + “r”, enter shell:startup and press return or klick “OK”.

This will open an Explorer window in the right directory where you can place links to programs which should start on login.

The path looks like this, replace USERNAME with your actual user name:

C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

Disable dnfdragora-updater in Fedora

Disable dnfdragora-updater in Fedora

dnfdragora-updater is responsible to look for new package updates to your system. By default it is configured to do so every 180 minutes.

The problem is, it will from time to time begin to eat 100% of a cpu core for nothing and slow down the system. So, what can you do about it?

  1. do kill the process if the problem occures
  2. reconfigure dnfdragora to look less frequently (and hope this will resolve or at least mitigate the problem)
  3. disable dnfdragora-updater completely, do package updates by yourself with dnf

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