Comment 25 for bug 799754

It's hardcoded to load a session called 'ubuntu' rather than something
called 'default'. So this means that a lightdm conf file has to override
the default and a symlink to default.desktop does nothing.

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 19:20, Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> wrote:

> Why does lightdm allows "ubuntu" only to be used? the xubuntu settings
> binary could install config with another session?
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> Title:
> Please let vendors easily provide their own config
>
> Status in “lightdm” package in Ubuntu:
> Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: lightdm
>
> Hi,
>
> Could you register lightdm.conf in the alternatives system? This would
> let derivatives set another default config easily (as done with gdm),
> and avoid the dpkg-divert nightmare that is going with gdm3.
>
> (currently, daily builds of xubuntu don't start any session because
> lightdm tries to start gnome which doesn't exist...)
>
> Thanks.
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Mario Limonciello
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