Bug 166112 - KDE "switch user" does not work
Summary: KDE "switch user" does not work
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
URL: http://www.kleineisel.de/ralf/switchu...
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-08-17 00:06 UTC by Ralf Kleineisel
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-17 13:34:19 UTC


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Description Ralf Kleineisel 2005-08-17 00:06:10 UTC
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Description of problem:
The KDE "Switch user" menu is empty.

According to the KDE documentation (http://docs.kde.org/development/en/kdebase/userguide/switching-sessions.html) it should contain two entries to lock the current session and start a new one or to just start a new one.

On my FC4 box this menu is empty except for the session that is currently running. There seems to be no way to get an additional KDE session for another user.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kdebase-3.4.2-0.fc4.1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Right click on the desktop background
2. From the menu choose "Switch User"
3.
  

Actual Results:  Menu pops up but misses entries.

Expected Results:  Entries should be there.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-08-17 13:34:19 UTC
it's now fixed in KDE-3.4.2-2 in rawhide. for quick fix, you should   
add the followings lines in section [General] from /etc/X11/xdm/kdmrc  
   
# This option exists solely for the purpose of a clean automatic upgrade.   
# Do not even think about changing it!   
ConfigVersion=2.3   
# List of permanent displays. Displays with a hostname are foreign. A display   
# class may be specified separated by an underscore.   
# Default is ":0"   
StaticServers=:0   
# List of on-demand displays. See StaticServers for syntax.   
# Default is ""   
ReserveServers=:1,:2,:3   
# VTs to allocate to X-servers. A negative number means that the VT will be   
# used only if it is free. If all VTs in this list are used up, the next free   
# one greater than the last one in this list will be allocated.   
# Default is ""   
# ServerVTs=-7   
# TTYs (without /dev/) to monitor for activity while in console mode.   
# Default is ""   
ConsoleTTYs=tty1,tty2,tty3,tty4,tty5,tty6   
 
 
thanks for your report. 


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