$HOME/.xsession is ignored

Bug #459122 reported by Traumflug on 2009-10-23
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm (Ubuntu)
Medium
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-session

Since X moved to a more system wide layer (early Karmic alphas) and isn't started for each session separately, $HOME/.xsession is simply ignored. This prohibits custom X settings like a per-user gamma value or per-user screen resolutions. .xsession is documented on the Xsession man page.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Oct 23 16:05:16 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-session
Package: gnome-session-bin 2.28.0-0ubuntu4
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: gnome-session
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64

Traumflug (mah-jump-ing) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported, but feel free to report any other bugs you find.

affects: gnome-session (Ubuntu) → gdm (Ubuntu)
Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Invalid
affects: gdm (Ubuntu) → gnome-session (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
affects: gnome-session (Ubuntu) → gdm (Ubuntu)
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