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Re: GDM Suggestion



On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 09:39, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 01:29:08PM +0000, Steven Mackay wrote:
> > Why doesn't someone add a "Make this my default" checkbox to the GDM 
> > session chooser?
> > This would mean we could change our default desktop from the login screen 
> > and get rid of the Switchdesk utility altogether.
> > And add this to KDM as well, of course.
> 
> Older versions of GDM asked you if you wanted to switch your session
> permanently. This seems to be gone now, and it tells you to run switchdesk
> -- someone seems to have made the opposite decision, that this functionality
> doesn't belong in GDM.
> 

We were just trying to keep switchdesk working (I think this is a Red
Hat patch to gdm), there was some elaborate rationale. There seemed to
be some recent sentiment to just delete switchdesk and use the upstream
gdm method.

Havoc




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