casper doesn't configure GDM autologin correctly

Bug #1046630 reported by Jeremy Bicha
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casper (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

casper/scripts/casper-bottom/15autologin has code to enable autologin in GDM. There's also code that tries to detect whether autologin has already been enabled (such as by a persistent USB key that had been booted once before). However in Quantal, the gdm configuration file (/etc/gdm/custom.conf) has changed and the detection code is confused.

Note the difference between


I've got a merge proposal that I think can fix this.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: casper (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Sep 5 21:35:34 2012
SourcePackage: casper
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :
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Tim Lunn (darkxst) wrote :

Replace the commented out values, rather than inserting duplicate entries, this is more in line with the rest of the script.

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tags: added: patch
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package casper - 1.323

casper (1.323) quantal; urgency=low

  [ Tim L ]
  * Fix auto login script for GDM 3.5 (LP: #1046630)
  * reenable suppress logout for GNOME Classic
 -- Luke Yelavich <email address hidden> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 12:59:03 +1000

Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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