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Bug 505626 - "Switch User" is present on the logout dialog even when gdm is not running
"Switch User" is present on the logout dialog even when gdm is not running
Product: gnome-panel
Classification: Other
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Panel Maintainers
Panel Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-12-25 21:46 UTC by Josselin Mouette
Modified: 2020-11-06 20:24 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.19/2.20

Description Josselin Mouette 2007-12-25 21:46:48 UTC
[ forwarded from by Paul Wise ]

When I don't have GDM running and just use startx to run GNOME, the
"Switch User" button is present and enabled in the logout dialog even
though it does not work because it cannot contact GDM. Instead of
launching a new login screen, it just starts the screensaver (and locks
the session).
Comment 1 André Klapper 2020-11-06 20:24:59 UTC is being replaced by We are closing all old bug reports in Bugzilla which have not seen updates for many years.

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