Stop the worker service and disable it from auto-starting
While logged in as an admin-equivalent user (or in Windows, start the GUI as "Run as Administrator"), run
- QubeGUI-->Admin-->Autostart Worker-->Disable
Verify that the Admin menu items have updated to show the worker as stopped and will not autostart.
Start the worker as the desktop user
Log in as the user who will run the worker process, the existing proxy user will serve.
(The default proxy user is qubeproxy, the password is
- QubeGUI-->Admin-->Worker-->Start as the Desktop User.
Set the Desktop User mode worker to auto-start when this user logs in
- QubeGUI-->Admin-->Autostart Worker-->Enable Desktop Worker (on user login)
OS X: This will also create a ~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.pipelinefx.DesktopWorker.plist file.
Windows: This will create a "DesktopWorker" shortcut in Start-Programs-->userName-->Startup.