gdm fails to use automatic logon after killing X server.

Bug #573766 reported by Sajjad on 2010-05-02
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gdm

Test case:
1. Enable automatic login with 10 seconds delay.
2. Kill X server with Ctrl + Alt + Backspace
3. gdm login screen prompts for password. Automatic login settings are not recognized.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gdm 2.30.0-0ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun May 2 21:08:30 2010
SourcePackage: gdm

Sajjad (sajjadkm) wrote :
arky (arky) wrote :

Can reproduce this on multiple lucid machines

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

thank you for your bug report, it seems a duplicate, the current behaviour has been defined because some users complained that they had no way to log out since autologin was triggering again when they were trying to do that

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to New. Thanks again!.

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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