Bug 739280 - Xfce "Session Menu" panel log out does not honor session settings
Summary: Xfce "Session Menu" panel log out does not honor session settings
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-settings
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-17 07:45 UTC by Jos Vos
Modified: 2012-08-07 19:55 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:55:48 UTC

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Description Jos Vos 2011-09-17 07:45:55 UTC
Description of problem:
When using the "Settings Menu" panel applet to logout, the current session is always saved, regardless of the preferences set at "Preferences -> Session and Startup -> General".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
4.8.1-5.fc15 (this is on F15 with all updates, I'm not sure if this is the right component to file this bug.

How reproducible:
At "Preferences -> Session and Startup -> General" unselect "Automatically ..." and "Prompt on ..." (the latter does not really matter, as this log out method does not seem to have an option for this) and log out via the "Session Menu" log out item.

IMHO, when using this log out method, the session should ONLY be saved if "Automatically save session ..." is set.

I just switched to Xfce (because of GNOME3 ;-)) and I don't know if this problem is new or has existed for ever.

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2011-09-17 18:00:06 UTC
Yeah, this is a regression in 4.8 sadly. 

(and also: 

A fix is being worked on. Hopefully along soon. :( 

Sorry for the trouble... in the mean time as a workaround you could just remove the session file from ~/.cache/sessions/ ?

Comment 2 Jos Vos 2011-09-17 19:20:20 UTC
Thanks for the suggestion, but for now I'm using the "Action" applet with the "Log Out Dialog" and then nothing is saved, unless you choose to do so.

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