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Remove Timbuktu's floating icon menu Apps
If you're annoyed with the Timbuktu floating-icon-menu thing (like i was), you can kill it with this command, in the terminal:
   kill `cat /var/run/TimbuktuHost.pid`
(the apostrophes are done with the lower-case tilde (~) key). Note that this will also prevent your computer from being accessed through Timbuktu remotely.

The menu should come back next time you restart the Timbuktu application.

You can also create an Applescript application and put it in Timbuktu's "Startup Items" folder:
   tell application "Terminal"
run
do script with command "kill `cat /var/run/TimbuktuHost.pid`"
end tell
[Editor's note: I don't have Timbuktu, so I can't vouch for what this tip may or may not do...]
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There's a much easier way to do this!
Authored by: mikesilverman on Nov 12, '01 03:37:43PM

In the Timbuktu application, open the Preferences and under "General" simply check the box marked "Only accept incoming connections when application is open"

Viola -- from now on, when you quit the Timbuktu application, the connection menu (i.e. the Timbuktu host) will not be loaded and the menu icon will be gone. Of course, you cannot make incoming connections to Timbuktu when it is not running in this state!

Also, you can move the icon around to other places on your screen by control-clicking on it and then dragging it.



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How 'bout placing it here...
Authored by: lholton on Nov 12, '01 03:56:24PM

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>> Also, you can move the icon around to other places on your screen by control-clicking on i>> t and then dragging it.

This includes dragging it onto the menubar itself. I've placed mine at the top right along with the other menu icons. Fits right in...



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