Keep apps from adding themselves to login items when installing them.

Some times when you install applications they also add them selves to the login items.

This means they will startup when you login to your account. Which in some cases is not desirable.

Someone asked on Stackoverflow how to stop this.

I posted two approaches.

  1. Lock the login items preference file. items preference file.
  2. Get notified when there is a change to your login

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Applescript – Quit or Launch Application script.. ( Revised )

In my  previouse  post :  Applescript – Quit or Launch Application if another is or is not running

The script was limited to one master app. The one that if running or not  determines if the slave app launches or quits.

This new script allows you to add as many apps to the master app list and also to the slave list.