Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 435997
Login manager changes are not effective unless UseTheme=false
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:41:46 EST
Description of problem:Changes to login manager are not implemented
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):kdebase-3.5.9-3.fc8
(but this has been the case for some time in earlier versions also.)
How reproducible:Every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In kcontrol go to System Administration -> Login Manager
2. Go into Administrator mode
3. Make changes to login manager (eg change background image)
4. Logout - notice changes not implemented
Actual results: Login Manager changes not implemented
Expected results:Login Manager changes should be used.
Additional info:If the file /etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc is edited and the parameter
UseTheme=True changed to UseTheme=false then login manager changes do become
effective. Surely this should be the default?
Many kdmrc options simply don't work when UseTheme=True.
As f8 is soon to be EOL it looks like this should be closed as the only maintained OSes will have KDE4 and not 3.5.
Uh, has this situation changed in any way in KDE 4? As far as I know, it behaves in exactly the same way.
OK that is fine - I just thought that since there was no further input since March that nothing would be done - since this is relevant to KDE4 and is now has status "assigned", I will await further input. (I'll test this when I can in KDE4)
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