'irexec -d' does not start automatically in Gnome after upgarading to Fedora 18

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Previously in Fedora 17 my lirc services started without any problem, i.e. my rc.local file included the following line: 'mkdir /var/run/lirc/ && /usr/local/sbin/lircd -H dev/input -d /dev/input/event7' and file /usr/share/gnome/autostart/lirc-irexec.desktop was created containing the following: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=IREXEC Comment=Starts IREXEC whenever you log in Exec=/usr/local/bin/irexec -d So that I could manage my TV software by remote control immediately after Gnome session had started. After upgrading to Fedora 18 in order to start 'lircd -H dev/ (HowTos)