Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104367
'switchdesk' message always appears after entering password on login
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:33 EDT
Description of problem:
Immediately after entering my password on the login screen, the following
You have chosen Default System Session for this session.
If you wish to make Default System Session the default for
run the 'switchdesk' utility
(System->Desktop Switching Tool from the panel menu).
I have never changed any of the defaults. Following the instructions doesn't
make the message go away, it always appears.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enter username and password on login screen.
"switchdesk' message appears. I click on "OK" and log in as usual.
Should be logged in without 'switchdesk' message.
Downgrading to the original gdm-22.214.171.124-8 package from Severn eliminates the
problem. When I upgrade back to gdm-126.96.36.199-2, it comes back.
Same problem here.
But I can't reproduce this with a new account.
However i fix this with the $HOME/.dmrc file.
.dmrc broken :
.dmrc that works :
This is fixed with gdm-188.8.131.52-2 from rawhide. The login manager now
shows three choices: 1. Default
IMHO, this bug can be marked as "closed"
No, this is still a probem with gdm-184.108.40.206-2.
This is a duplicate bug of #104287.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 104287 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.