Bug#783776: mate-session-manager: mate-session-properties doesn't do its work.

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Fri Feb 19 04:51:05 UTC 2016

Hi shirish,

On  Do 30 Apr 2015 01:22:43 CEST, shirish शिरीष wrote:

> Package: mate-session-manager
> Version: 1.8.2-2
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> I have been running mate for quite sometime now and have found that
> mate-session-properties doesn't work as advertised.
> From the man-page :-
> "The mate-session-properties program enables the users to configure
> what applications should be started on login, in addition to the
> default startup applications configured on the system.
>  It also proposes an interface to save a snapshot of the currently
> running applications so that they can automatically be restored to
> their current state on your next MATE session."  -
> mate-session-properties manpage
> Now what is happening for some reason abiword keeps appearing in every
> new mate-session that I start. It doesn't appear in the Startup
> applications list.
> The second method of closing abiword and using mate-sesion-save
> --shutdown-dialog and restarting also didn't do the trick. In both
> eventualities abiword does return to haunt us.
> While perhaps a simple way would be to purge abiword and have a few
> sessions without abiword but that seems to be bit harsh. It would be
> nice and better if there is another way. If not, then perhaps report
> it upstream.
> Either way looking forward to a solution.

Please check if the above is still an issue with MATE 1.12 in Debian stretch.

If yes, please take over the task of reporting it upstream and  
reference the upstream bug here.


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