Bug 1276937 - account name data entry not visible when switching user
account name data entry not visible when switching user
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-11-01 09:52 EST by Andrew Parker
Modified: 2016-07-19 16:15 EDT (History)
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Description Andrew Parker 2015-11-01 09:52:24 EST
Description of problem:

when switching user accounts I find that the data entry field for the new account is not displayed. Pressing keys or clicking mouse does not cause entry field to be displayed and no further progess can be made apart from power cycle.

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How reproducible:

Use "switch user" icon - the "green running man".
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on icon.
2. Click on "Switch User"
3. LOgin screen does not display data entry field.

Actual results:

Screen shows date / time but nothing else.
Expected results:

Data entry field for user account.
Additional info:

Using Acer Aspire M3201 with Asus screen via HDMI cable and built-in graphics card on board.
Comment 1 Andrew Parker 2015-11-01 09:57:57 EST
Using Cinnamon screen manager.
Comment 2 Andrew Parker 2015-11-01 09:58:58 EST
Fully patched Fedora 22 as of Friday 30th October 2015.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 16:15:13 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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