Bug 5427

Summary: Unexpected result after switching windowmanagers and exiting without saving session
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Pekka Pietik√§inen <pp>
Component: gnome-coreAssignee: Jonathan Blandford <jrb>
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Version: 7.1CC: ddumas
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Description Pekka Pietikäinen 1999-09-28 22:47:45 UTC
If you switch window managers in the gnome control center
(from say E to Window Maker), and then close X in
a naughty way (like ctrl-alt-backspace), the next time
you start up X you get E. This is, ofcourse, expected since
you didn't save your session like the machine told you to.

Now, when you go back into the control center to change the
window manager again, it says you're currently running WM
(even though you're not), which means you can't reselect
it until you select some other window manager first.

Comment 1 Dale Lovelace 2000-08-19 19:15:04 UTC
  This is still true in gnome-core-1.2.1-26 (Pinstripe2)

Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2000-10-23 17:05:52 UTC
This is a known problem, and is quite difficult to fix with the current (GNOME
1.2) framework.  It may be fixable when GNOME 2.0 comes out.


Comment 3 openshift-github-bot 2014-08-28 13:52:03 UTC
Commit pushed to master at https://github.com/openshift/origin-server

https://github.com/openshift/origin-server/commit/4ad4987f5bbad0db8f5748f527f4f90cc6b022fd
Issue 5427: Corrected VM account info