Public bug reported:

My usual session is "Ubuntu" (/usr/share/xsessions/ubuntu.desktop). When
I reboot my machine, on the login screen if I click the cog icon to show
the list of sessions available, a dot is displayed to the left of the
first session in the list ("GNOME"), instead of "Ubuntu".

If I don't click on a session to change it, when I log in the session
used is "Ubuntu" as expected, not "GNOME".

So the greeter fails to reflect which session is actually selected when
first displaying the dropdown, but internally it doesn't mess up with
session selection.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: gdm3 3.26.2.1-2ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-32.35-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-32-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Wed Feb 14 16:00:38 2018
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-07-02 (591 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
SourcePackage: gdm3
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-01-29 (16 days ago)

** Affects: gdm3 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: amd64 apport-bug bionic third-party-packages

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  Wrong session marked as selected in session dropdown on login screen

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