[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#751505: Bug#751505: Buggy "Switch user" on the "Action Buttons" plugin
corsac at debian.org
Fri Jun 13 15:24:17 UTC 2014
On ven., 2014-06-13 at 11:10 -0300, Raúl Benencia wrote:
> The "Switch User" option of the "Action Buttons" plugin assumes that if
> gdmflexiserver is installed, then GDM is your current dm and will try to
> use that program to switch users. In my case, I've installed gdm3 but I'm
> actually using lightdm. So, when I try to switch users, xfce will complain
> with the following message:
> | Unable to start new display:
> | GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name
> | org.gnome.DisplayManager was not provided by any .service files
> The correct way of doing this in this case is, I think, that "Switch User"
> calls "dm-tool switch-to-greeter" instead of "gdmflexiserver".
>  http://sources.debian.net/src/xfce4-panel/4.10.1-1/plugins/actions/actions.c#L861
Yes, the switch user button only supports gdm3. That's a bit
unfortunate, but there's actually no generic way to support that right
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