gnome-session: does not restore session - could be "upgrade bug"
teunis at wintersgift.com
Thu Nov 27 19:07:53 UTC 2008
It's already present it turns out
turns out to be "upstream"
synopsis: package is broken, usage method unavailable.
Session is not saved nor is it restored. It is completely nonfunctional.
My recommendation: regress gnome-session until current "release" is
operational. It's not ready for use.
Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 02:49:05 -0800
> Teunis Peters <teunis at wintersgift.com> wrote:
>> Package: gnome-session
>> Version: 2.24.1-0ubuntu1
>> Severity: grave
>> Justification: renders package unusable
>> I have reported this before but have not yet seen any responses that
>> worked. I'm not sure how to diagnose it - gnome-session is a little
>> odd from what I'm used to.
>> gnome-session while it seems to save session data, does not restore
>> This COULD be an upgrade issue - as for me it hasn't worked for a long
>> time. Suggestions very much welcome.
>> gnome-session has never worked for me on several systems using ubuntu
>> intrepid. Worked perfectly on older ubuntu.
>> I miss having my software re-open automatically (especially the 9+
>> gnome-terminals that I
>> leave open on current working code directories).
>> .. I'm not even sure how to verify that it saves the session. I've
>> seen no error reported, even saving session manually.
>> It could even be a permissions problem - but I doubt it.
>> -- System Information:
>> Debian Release: lenny/sid
>> APT prefers intrepid-updates
>> APT policy: (500, 'intrepid-updates'), (500, 'intrepid-security'),
>> (500, 'intrepid'), (500, 'unstable')
>> Architecture: i386 (i686)
>> Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-6-generic (SMP w/1 CPU core)
>> Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
>> Versions of packages gnome-session depends on:
>> ii dbus-x11 1.2.4-0ubuntu1 simple interprocess
>> messaging syst
>> ii gconf2 2.24.0-0ubuntu1 GNOME configuration
>> database syste
>> ii gnome-control-cent 1:18.104.22.168-0ubuntu7.1 utilities to configure
>> the GNOME d
>> ii gnome-settings-dae 2.24.0-0ubuntu3 GNOME settings daemon
>> ii libc6 2.8~20080505-0ubuntu7 GNU C Library: Shared
>> libraries ii libdbus-1-3 1.2.4-0ubuntu1 simple
>> interprocess messaging syst
>> ii libdbus-glib-1-2 0.76-1 simple interprocess
>> messaging syst
>> ii libgconf2-4 2.24.0-0ubuntu1 GNOME configuration
>> database syste
>> ii libglade2-0 1:2.6.3-0ubuntu1 library to load .glade
>> files at ru
>> ii libglib2.0-0 2.18.2-0ubuntu2 The GLib library of C
>> routines ii libgnome-keyring0 2.24.1-0ubuntu1 GObject
>> bindings for PKCS#11 ii libgnome2-0 2.24.1-0ubuntu4 The
>> GNOME 2 library - runtime file
>> ii libgnomeui-0 2.24.0-0ubuntu1 The GNOME 2 libraries
>> (User Interf
>> ii libgtk2.0-0 2.14.4-0ubuntu1 The GTK+ graphical user
>> ii libice6 2:1.0.4-1 X11 Inter-Client
>> Exchange library
>> ii libpango1.0-0 1.22.2-0ubuntu1 Layout and rendering of
>> ii libpolkit-gnome0 0.9-1ubuntu1 PolicyKit-gnome library
>> ii libpolkit2 0.9-1ubuntu3 library for accessing
>> PolicyKit ii libsm6 2:1.0.3-2 X11 Session
>> Management library ii libstartup-notific 0.9-1
>> library for program launch feedbac
>> ii libx11-6 2:1.1.5-2ubuntu1 X11 client-side library
>> ii libxau6 1:1.0.3-3 X11 authorisation library
>> ii libxrender1 1:0.9.4-2 X Rendering Extension
>> client libra
>> Versions of packages gnome-session recommends:
>> ii gnome-panel 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu2.1 launcher and docking
>> facility for
>> ii metacity 1:2.24.0-0ubuntu1 A lightweight GTK2 based
>> Window Ma
>> ii nautilus 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu1 file manager and
>> graphical shell f
>> ii sawfish 1:1.3.3-1 a window manager for X11
>> -- no debconf information
> Can you file this on launchpad? I know the system sent it to the users
> mailing list, but it never gets worked if it stays here.
> The right place to file bug reports is:
> That will give the developers a chance to see if they can fix it.
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