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Month: February 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] Ensuring tde.desktop login manager session file is installed for other login managers

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:14:11 -0600
On 02/15/2014 10:57 AM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>> It is distribution-dependant.
>> Generally, GDM and KDM4 both have a search path that includes 
>> /usr/share/xsessions/ , so I put the files there.
>> But sometimes (on Mandriva-derived distribution), there are 
>> specific tools and locations that must be used ...
> Thank you.
> Would you please itemize those locations?
>>From what I have read, /usr/share/xsessions is more or less a 
> default location.
> Thus far I know of the following:
> /etc/X11/sessions
> /etc/kde/kdm/sessions
> /usr/share/xsessions
> /usr/share/apps/kdm/sessions
> /usr/share/config/kdm/sessions
> /usr/share/config/kdm/Xsession
> /var/lib/menu-xdg/xsessions
> I am curious about other login managers, such as SLiM and LightDM.
> I am gathering information for bug report 1934.
> Darrell

With TDE I am putting it in /usr/share:

  # install X11 session file /usr/share/xsessions (changed from /etc/X11 sessions)
  install -d -m755 ${pkgdir}/usr/share/xsessions
  install -m755 ${srcdir}/trinity.desktop

On Arch I also find

/usr/share/xsessions/kde.desktop (old)

and links in /usr/share/xsessions pointing to:


David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.