Bug#432153: /usr/share/gdm/gdmXnestWrapper not executable, so nested login doesn't work
lool at dooz.org
Sun Jul 8 08:26:00 UTC 2007
On Sat, Jul 07, 2007, Ming Hua wrote:
> The menu item for nested login disappeared from my GNOME menu, and
> running "gdmflexiserver --xnest" command from
> /usr/share/applications/gdmflexiserver-xnest.desktop gives a error
> dialog window with:
> Cannot start new display
> The nested X server (Xnest) is not available, or GDM is badly
> Please install the Xnest package in order to use the nested login.
> Looking into the .desktop file, I found the line
> "TryExec=/usr/share/gdm/gdmXnestWrapper". And this file is not
> executable. I changed it to executable, and now command "gdmflexiserver
> --xnest" works. I haven't logout and re-login to check the menu item
> yet, but I expect that to work as well.
Thanks; this is already fixed in our SVN repository, but I didn't
re-upload gdm yet.
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