Bug 9475 - gdm still doesn't remember last choice
Summary: gdm still doesn't remember last choice
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2000-02-16 00:31 UTC by marty
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-17 16:47:31 UTC
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Description marty 2000-02-16 00:31:11 UTC
I can't remember if this is a feature or a bug, but gdm-2.0beta2-23 still
forgets the last session choice made and defaults to GNOME.

In other words, user jojo chooses a KDE session, logs in, then logs out.
When jojo logs in again without choosing a session, GNOME starts by
default. I assume KDE should start since jojo's default should equal his
last selected session?

Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-17 15:51:59 UTC
Havoc, is this supposed to be the case? Or is this ability not implemented (and
won't be?)

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2000-02-17 16:47:59 UTC
We decided that changing the default was potentially too drastic/confusing to
users, so to actually change it permanently you have to run the 'switchdesk'
tool - on the GNOME foot menu, choose System->Desktop Switching Tool.

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