Lost saved session - why?
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Oct 1 00:49:45 CEST 2005
Chris Green wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 08:16:10PM +0100, Chris Green wrote:
>>I have just changed the IP address of my Linux box and, as a result,
>>my XFCE saved session setup was lost!
>>Is there any way I can restore my old saved desktop layout?
> To be more specific, I am running XFCE on a slackware Linux box and
> the X server displaying it is on a Windows 2000 system. It's when I
> change the name (not the IP address) of the Win2k system in /etc/hosts
> that XFCE loses its session settings.
> It all works perfectly with the following line in /etc/hosts:-
> 192.168.13.4 chris.home.isbd.net chris
> My session settings are lost when I change the above line to:-
> 192.168.13.4 chris.isbd.ltd.uk chris
> 192.168.13.4 is the IP address of the WIn2k machine where I'm
> displaying my XFCE desktop. Does this mean that the session is saved
> for a specific DISPLAY?
> What file are the session settings saved in? Presumably I can edit it
> to change the DISPLAY.
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