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Bug 198058 - gdm forgets about default and last sessions
gdm forgets about default and last sessions
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC6Desktop
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Reported: 2006-07-08 17:50 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-25 15:15:21 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2006-07-08 17:50:50 EDT
Description of problem:

After an update to gdm-2.15.5-2 after I typed login data
I am getting now a curious alert:

  Do you with to make Default System
  Session the default for further sessions?

  Your preferred session type default desktop
  is not installed on this computer

Among offered options "Cancel" does what it is promissing.
Other two, i.e. "Just Log In" and "Make Default" allow to login
but none seems to have any lasting effects.

What is more - even after "switching" to a "GNOME" session,
and making _that_ a future default, on the next login I am
greeted with the same alert.

It does not matter if I am using /usr/libexec/gdmlogin or
a truly boring :-) /usr/libexec/gdmgreeter.
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Comment 1 Jim Cornette 2006-07-11 17:13:45 EDT
Facing the same symptom. The same version is installed.
Comment 2 Andy Burns 2006-07-11 17:57:54 EDT
<AOL>me to</AOL>

I also tried forcing a change of DE with switchdesk, but still get prompted on
every logon.
Comment 3 Anne 2006-07-15 02:03:10 EDT
I use kde, and have the same problem.  I elect to make kde the default, but
gnome starts anyway.  I have to log out and change session.
Comment 4 Jay Cliburn 2006-07-15 19:24:30 EDT
I encounter the same behavior using gnome under gdm-2.15.6-3.
Comment 5 Lars G 2006-07-15 19:25:47 EDT
same here
Comment 6 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-07-25 15:15:21 EDT
should be fixed now. reopen if no.

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