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4.76. gnome-session

Updated gnome-session packages that fix a bug and add an enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The gnome-session package manages the GNOME desktop session. It starts up the other core components of GNOME and handles logout and saving of the session.

Bug Fix

Prior to this update, the gnome-session utility may have improperly saved desktop sessions. As a consequence, when logging in, the running applications were incorrectly collapsed from multiple workspaces into the first workspace and their initial position was not restored. This has been fixed: applications are now restored in their original workspaces and correctly positionally placed.


Prior to this update, users were not able to manage multiple custom GNOME sessions while being logged in. Now, multiple sessions can be managed under the Options tab of System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications.
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated gnome-session packages, which resolve this bug and add this enhancement.