GDM not killing user X processes on user logout

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After updating GDM from version 3-14.2-12.el7 to version 3.22.3-11.el7, the X process would restart from logging in and logging out at least 63 times, and then it wouldn't work any longer.
  • $DISPLAY increments on subsequent logins until the next reboot


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
  • Gnome 3.22

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