Description of problem:
Using gdm to automatically login a user results in environment variables from /etc/environment not being set. To make gdm set these variables it is necessary to manually login. This happens both with Wayland and Xorg sessions.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Configure some environment variables in /etc/environment and enable gdm autologin. Then check the environment after an autologin and a subsequent manual login.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. add variable to /etc/environment: echo TESTVAR=test >> /etc/environment
2. enable gdm autologin manually in /etc/gdm/custom.conf or via gnome-control-center
3. reboot and check environment: env | grep test
4. log out and in, check environment again
Variable is not set in automatic login session but is set after logging in manually.
Variables from /etc/environment should also be set during automatic login.
- Environment variables set via systemd drop-in files are set correctly in the autologin session. I.e. setting variables via systemctl edit email@example.com works as expected (but this needs to be done for each user separately or hardcoded in the service file since overriding via user@.service without a uid doesn't seem to be working).
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