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Bug 135191 - session-managed gnome-terminal leaves user logged in
session-managed gnome-terminal leaves user logged in
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-10-09 19:41 EDT by Sydney Weidman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-11 17:22:34 EDT
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Description Sydney Weidman 2004-10-09 19:41:59 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2)

Description of problem:
When I log in to a gnome session in X and start an instance of
gnome-terminal, and then log out of X with gnome-terminal still
running, selecting "Save settings" checkbox in the logout dialog box,
the user will appear to still be logged in. The login session for a
user, say user 'bar', appears like this in the output of who:
bar      pts/6        Oct  9 18:03 (:0.0)
even though the user should be logged out.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to a gnome X session
2. Open an instance of gnome-terminal
3. Click "Log Out" from the foot menu.
4. Make sure "Save current settings" checkbox is selected
5. Click "OK" to log out

Actual Results:  The output of 'who' still shows the user as logged in. 

Expected Results:  The user should not still be logged in.

Additional info:

One instance of the user will show up in the output of 'who' for every
gnome-terminal tab page open when gnome-session ends. This occurs even
with the default setting of "Run command as a login shell"
de-selected. Attempting to run userdel on the user returns a message
"user [username] is currently logged in". There are no processes
running under that user. The only way to get rid of the login is to
reboot the computer.
Comment 1 Sydney Weidman 2004-10-09 19:56:58 EDT
Same behaviour for user 'root' as for everyone else, in case it matters.
Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 11:02:11 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-11 17:22:34 EDT

This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now.  Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.

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