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FS#53162 - [gnome-session] No longer able to use Xorg backend instead of Wayland

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Alphazo (alphazo) - Saturday, 04 March 2017, 21:09 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Sunday, 05 March 2017, 06:21 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Until recent updates (March) I was able to use WaylandEnable=false in /etc/gdm/custom.conf so I could force Xorg backend rather than the default Wayland.
I'm pretty sure that I'm back on Wayland even with the above switch since ALT+F2, R no longer works and that my two gripes are back : F12 for Guake not working when no application in focus and unable to revert the touchpad scrolling mode to normal mode rather than natural and thus even using the control panel.

Has WaylandEnable switched been removed? Is there another trick to force Xorg?
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Sunday, 05 March 2017, 06:21 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Alphazo (alphazo) - Saturday, 04 March 2017, 21:12 GMT
Forgot to add that I'm using the autologin function of GDM so I'm not able to select a Xorg sessions from the login window.
Comment by SH (sasha7) - Saturday, 04 March 2017, 22:36 GMT Comment by Alphazo (alphazo) - Saturday, 04 March 2017, 23:18 GMT
Thanks. That was a quick fix.