Bug#457571: gnome-session: fails if gdm_socket is not in /tmp
g.parrondo at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 06:05:55 UTC 2007
El mar, 25-12-2007 a las 11:44 +0100, Josselin Mouette escribió:
> On dim, 2007-12-23 at 12:53 -0300, Gabriel Parrondo wrote:
> > Subject: gnome-session: fails if gdm_socket is not in /tmp
> > Package: gnome-session
> > Version: 2.20.2-1
> > Severity: important
> > *** Please type your report below this line ***
> > Gnome tries to open the gdm_socket in /tmp/.gdm_socket and fails if it
> > can't be found. The default location in latest versions of gdm
> > is /var/run/gdm_socket.
> > There's a fix in ubuntu, see bug 83810.
> This patch has been integrated upstream, and gnome-session 2.20.2
> uses /var/run/gdm_socket.
Great. I'm sorry I didn't check for bugs on upstream, noted for future
> Could you please describe what is happening to you instead of trying to
> provide your analysis?
Sorry about that too.
The exact problem was that nothing happened when going to
System->Logout->Switch User (maybe not that exact words, I use Spanish
version). It started happening after an upgrade; I tried logging out and
in again but nothing different. Tried with another user and again
Today, for no apparent reason, it is all working again...
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