[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#849159: xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin: Switch User depends on gdm

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at ubuntu.com
Fri Dec 23 01:40:54 UTC 2016

Package: xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin
Version: 1.6.2-1
Tags: patch

The xfce4 metapackage depends on xfce4-session which recommends
light-locker which depends on lightdm.

However, xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin uses gdmflexiserver (part of
libgdm1) to switch users instead of dm-tool which is provided by

Ubuntu has had a patch for a while to switch the default:


Jeremy Bicha

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