Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 181596
Unable to select 'custom' gdm session
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:33 EDT
Description of problem:
/etc/gdm/Xsession accepts 'failsafe', 'default', or 'custom'. However,
/usr/libexec/gdmgreeter allows 'last', 'default', and 'failsafe' - with no way
to select 'custom'. As a result, we drop into /etc/gdm/Xsession and since $1
isn't "custom", $command doesn't get set to "custom", and the user .xsession
won't get selected at line 208.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a ~/.xsession (with perhaps just 'exec xterm' in it)
2. Try to get gdmgreeter to select 'custom' so it gets invoked.
The easiest way to get a custom session is to create a desktop file:
Name=Execute an xterm
and put it in /usr/share/xsessions
Is that sufficient for your needs?
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issue if it is still present. Since there haven't been any
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requested additional information, we're assuming the problem
is either no longer present in our current OS release, or
that there is no longer any interest in tracking the problem.
Setting status to CANTFIX, however if you still
experience this problem after updating to our latest Fedora
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