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Re: kdm/wdm and ~/.xsession

On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 12:17:13PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 01:54:06PM +0100, Dave Swegen wrote:
> > Not sure if I'm being thick here (probably), but I can't get either
> > kdm or wdm to read ~/.xsession. /etc/X11/Xsession/Xsession.options
> > contains allow-user-xsession, and xdm works fine. Thought I'd check
> > here before filing it as a bug against those two packages.
> gdm ignores it, too.
> I went to all this trouble to make session management nice for the
> various and sundry desktops in Debian, and then all the other display
> managers force people into the corresponding desktop environment at
> gunpoint ("because that's what upstream does").
> Oh well.

Nice to know I'm not going mad (or being overly stupid). Have to say
well and truly sucks. Oh well, I'll stick to xdm (I have an irrational,
pathological dislike of everything gtk and gnome ;).

(So sorry about breaking threads and quoting, but I read this as a news

I've been messing with garnome, and have been using gdm to log in to it.
~/.Xsession definitely works, .xsession didn't if I recall correctly.

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