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Bug 1413017 - Gnome tweak Desktop settings are ignored
Summary: Gnome tweak Desktop settings are ignored
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-tweak-tool
Version: 25
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mohamed El Morabity
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-13 12:20 UTC by GeorgeKafa
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:05:43 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description GeorgeKafa 2017-01-13 12:20:37 UTC
Description of problem: Gnome tweak Desktop and default extension settings are ignored and my session is "X11" and not wayland.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GNOME Shell 3.22.2

How reproducible: I was able to reproduce it in two Fedora boxes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login in Gnome Classic or Login in Gnome xOrg
2. Logout 
3. Login to Gnome

Actual results:
Icons on Desktop are shown.
Applications menu is showing.
"$loginctl show-session 2 -p Type" returns "Type=x11"

Expected results:
Icons on Desktop should not show.
Applications menu should not show.
"$loginctl show-session 2 -p Type" should return "Type=wayland"

Additional info:
Login in Gnome (not in Gnome Classic or Gnome xOrg).
I was expecting wayland but I am stuck in X11.
$loginctl show-session 2 -p Type

Deleting the user's home directory and recreating the home directory resets the gnome desktop and settings.

Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2017-11-16 19:00:07 UTC
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