Bug 475885 - no gnome-settings-daemon when logged in with AutomaticLogin
no gnome-settings-daemon when logged in with AutomaticLogin
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: jmccann
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-10 17:03 EST by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 06:56:12 EDT
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2008-12-10 17:03:27 EST
When gdm is configured in /etc/gdm/custom.conf to log in a user automatically, gnome-settings-daemon doesn't start up when the user logs in, so stuff isn't set up properly.  Running /usr/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon by hand after logging in seems to solve the problem, although there may be lurking issues remaining.
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-12-10 17:27:56 EST
are you sure it's automatic login that's the problem?

Were you possibly hit by the bug Behdad mentioned in his blog post here:


Comment 2 Jonathan Kamens 2008-12-10 17:35:20 EST
That's way too much for me to grok.

All I know is that when I log in automatically -- no gnome-settings daemon -- and when I log in by typing my password -- gnome-settings-daemon is running correctly.
Comment 3 Jonathan Kamens 2008-12-11 22:14:02 EST
This doesn't happen every time, so you may be right that it has something to do with that other issue.  Today when I rebooted and automatic login happened, my settings daemon was running like it should have been.  But I still didn't have SSH agent functionality, so that other bug seems to be reliable.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 06:13:20 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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