[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#770967: Bug#770967: user-session ignored for autologin sessions

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Wed Nov 26 10:24:21 UTC 2014

Hi Yves,

On  Di 25 Nov 2014 22:42:21 CET, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On mar., 2014-11-25 at 15:56 +0100, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> When I put the below into lightdm.conf...
>> """
>> [SeatDefaults]
>> autologin-user=mike
>> autologin-user-timeout=0
>> user-session=LXDE
>> """
>> .... my expectation would be to end up with an LXDE session as user
>> mike directly after reboot.
>> What happens: I get an i3 desktop session (my system-wide default
>> desktop shell).
>> It seems that the user-session parameter currently gets ignored by
>> lightdm.
> Can you try with autologin-session?
> Regards,

No need to test, I guess. By looking at the lightdm code (and the  
default lightdm.conf), you will notice that autologin-session is never  
parsed / used inside the lightdm code.

I also tested it yesterday, IIRC, before checking the code more  
thoroughly (and it did not work, of course).



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