Bug#973485: gdm3 starts gnome instead of .xsession even when "Default X11 session" is selected

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Nov 4 19:44:50 GMT 2020

On Mon, 02 Nov 2020 at 11:46:55 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Oct 2020 at 16:35:27 +0100, Christoph Berg wrote:
> > gdm3 does not start my ~/.xsession anymore but boots gnome instead.
> I think the root cause might be
> <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=972108>. Do you see
> "has_option: not found" in the system log (systemd Journal or syslog)
> during login? If you apply the patch from that bug to /etc/gdm3/Xsession,
> does that work? It seems to work for me, with my openbox-based reproducer.

Please try with gdm3_3.38.2-1 when it becomes available on your mirror.


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