Bug 7130 - With graphical login, local users never appear logged in.
Summary: With graphical login, local users never appear logged in.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2614
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elliot Lee
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-11-19 03:49 UTC by genescott
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-11-29 17:39:34 UTC

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Description genescott 1999-11-19 03:49:08 UTC
When anyone logs in locally on my system, they are not registered in the
wtmp/utmp as being logged in.  Shouldn't at least the KDE/GNOME shells
register themselves with the utmp lib like screen does so they appear as

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 1999-11-29 17:39:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2614 ***

Comment 2 Joseph Evers 2000-04-06 13:55:59 UTC
Well that is not quite true. With graphical logins local and remote users do
show up with RH5.2 in congunction with XDM en KDE. It seems to me that this bug
was introduced when xdm was replaced by gdm. Also on other OS's like Solaris
XDMCP logins are registered.

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