Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 987973
not able to switch user from gnome-session when kdm is configured as default display manager
Last modified: 2017-12-06 07:25:03 EST
Description of problem:
Gnome session user is not able to switch to another one in case kdm is configured as default display manager.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. have at least two users on your box
2. be logged into gnome-session
3. switch user via user applet
gdm error dialog appears
The name org.gnome.DisplayManager was not provided by any .service files
Kdm should appear and user should be able to login as another user.
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