Bug 142676 - Desktop Environment not set when chosen at login time
Desktop Environment not set when chosen at login time
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 133923
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2004-12-12 09:15 EST by KevinGPO
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-16 15:43:04 EST
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Description KevinGPO 2004-12-12 09:15:47 EST
Description of problem:

When a user (eg. root) doesn't have the files .dmrc .XClients
.XClients-default in his home directory - and at login when he choses
KDE & a different language and accepts the request for KDE & language
to be default - this does not get set.

Refs:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?s=&postid=1345874#post1345874
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29335

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

Component of the login screen?

How reproducible:

Become root. Delete files .dmrc .XClients .XClients-default and login.
You will notice it will login as GNOME. Now chose KDE at next login
and accept it as default desktop environment. Next time login in
(without chosing a session desktop environment) PRESTO! It's back to
GNOME!!

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Comment 1 Sitsofe Wheeler 2004-12-12 09:44:18 EST
Other than the worrying bit about logging in as root (eek...) this sounds a lot
like bug #133923
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2004-12-16 15:43:04 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 133923 ***

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