Bug 142676 - Desktop Environment not set when chosen at login time
Summary: Desktop Environment not set when chosen at login time
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 133923
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase   
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Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-12-12 14:15 UTC by KevinGPO
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-12-16 20:43:04 UTC
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Description KevinGPO 2004-12-12 14:15:47 UTC
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.


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

Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above.
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Comment 1 Sitsofe Wheeler 2004-12-12 14:44:18 UTC
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 20:43:04 UTC

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

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