Graphical login fails for any user if the user is logged on to a shell session

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • GNOME login fails for any user if the user remains logged into a shell session when switching from "" to "".
  • The problem can be triggered by any user except for root. It does not matter if the shell session in question is opened locally on the computer or via ssh.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL)
    • 8.2
    • 8.3
    • 8.4
  • systemd

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