Bug 67067 - session shouldn't have "Last" option when first time
Summary: session shouldn't have "Last" option when first time
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Version: limbo
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-06-19 17:55 UTC by James Manning
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:43 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-09 21:03:08 UTC
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Description James Manning 2002-06-19 17:55:27 UTC
may not be doable, but the Session selection dialog has
KDE/GNOME/default/failsafe/etc and an entry (default selected) called "Last"
which IMHO doesn't make sense when the user's just finished a fresh install. 
IMHO, Last should be disabled (I know, this is per-user, so prob. not a great
idea) and whatever the real "Default" is (GNOME in this case, with it and KDE
both installed) should get selected (or the "Default" option)

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-07-11 18:30:50 UTC
The general problem is twofold; one, you don't know which user is about to log
in; and two, you don't necessarily want to read from their home dir, for
security reasons. 

It's possible the whole UI here should be thought through a bit differently, 
but ideally that would happen upstream - we don't want to change it dramatically
in Red Hat packages. So major UI revision suggestions are best filed at

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