RC1 : session management still not there

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Thu Nov 18 05:55:24 CET 2004

On 11/17/04 22:57, purslow at sympatico.ca wrote:
> (4) when i unmark the 'save session' box at exit,
> the -- defective -- session is restored regardless, when i restart Xfce.

of course it is.  if you uncheck it, it will use the last session that you
_did_ save.

> (5) when i tried simply removing the sessions files under  ~/.cache ,
> the SM came up with a default desktop, incl the taskbar (which i don't like),
> which it must have got from somewhere in  /usr/local .

what would you expect?  if you remove any saved sessions, it will go back
to the default session.  i don't see how any other behaviour is possible.

> (6) the only way to escape all this seems to be
> to comment out the SM part of  .xinitrc :
> ie i don't see a settings command to stop using SM (sorry if i missed it).

yep, that's right.  session-manager-less setups aren't really supported


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