X2Go Bug report logs - #774
please set DESKTOP_SESSION and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP like local sessions

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Ryan Tandy <rtandy@sd63.bc.ca>

Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:25:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: patch

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To: Ryan Tandy <rtandy@sd63.bc.ca>, 774@bugs.x2go.org, 
 Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#774: Bug#774: please set DESKTOP_SESSION and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP
 like local sessions
References: <20150129181740.GC2051@bowmore> <20150205113105.Horde.pMAVIXVYS9UljNMdiHh_1w1@mail.das-netzwerkteam.de> <20150317191151.GB2066@bowmore>
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On 17.03.2015 08:11 PM, Ryan Tandy wrote:
> Control: tags -1 + patch
> Hi! Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you about this.
> On Thu, Feb 05, 2015 at 11:31:05AM +0000, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> On  Do 29 Jan 2015 19:17:40 CET, Ryan Tandy wrote:
>>> I can write a patch that adds all this information to x2goruncommand
>>> in the existing format. However it occurs to me that it might make
>>> more sense to parse the files in /usr/share/xsessions and use the
>>> information directly instead of duplicating it. Please let me know
>>> which you'd prefer to see.
>> x2goruncommand actually requires a complete rewrite (and has to be
>> based on freedesktop.org specs).
>> Until that happens, let's hard-code this stuff. Please provide your
>> patch.
> Well, I started doing that, but it ended up being a lot less work (and
> a lot shorter code) to just take the settings from the session files. :)
> Please consider the attached patch. It makes x2goruncommand behave
> more like GDM/LightDM for GNOME-ish sessions.

This looks interesting, but does it work for non-Ubuntu/Debian systems,
too? Especially old(er) ones like SLE{S,D} 11, EPEL 5 etc.?


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