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.
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.
Yeah, this is a regression in 4.8 sadly.
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/ ?
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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