Bug 128588 - user account creation has incorrect keyboard layout
Summary: user account creation has incorrect keyboard layout
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstboot   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Chris Lumens
QA Contact: Mike McLean
: 129556 (view as bug list)
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-07-26 20:12 UTC by Laurent Coudeur
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-06 15:58:43 UTC
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Description Laurent Coudeur 2004-07-26 20:12:57 UTC
Description of problem:
after installing Fedora Core version 2.90 Test 1 The user account
creation used US / English keyboard layout instead of French

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 2.90 Test 1

How reproducible:
Install Fedora using English Language (default) and French keyboard

Steps to Reproduce:
1.on first reboot create a user account such as "laurent"
Actual results:
you will get account name lqurent
the root password and user password used correct mapping
Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Laurent Coudeur 2004-07-26 20:16:15 UTC
I looked for this in your bugzilla database and could not find this I
hope this is an anaconda issue as this was during setup.
I forgot to mention I did standard installation apart from my keyboard
layout and Dublin Location

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-08-10 21:14:42 UTC
*** Bug 129556 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Carl-Johan Kjellander 2004-09-07 22:57:51 UTC
I can confirm that firstboot doesn't use the keyboard layout
you've selected. We've installed 9 computers with FC2 and selected
'sv-latin1' as our keyboard layout, but still, firstboot uses
the US keyboard.

The layout works fine as soon as GDM starts.

Comment 4 Fred New 2004-10-13 10:36:42 UTC
This problem is still happening with FC3T3. The password created
during firstboot has to be corrected once the new system is available.
(I am using an Estonian keyboard.)

Comment 5 Pierre-Yves Berger 2004-10-16 10:05:32 UTC
It seems that firstboot uses the default keyboard layout proposed in anaconda for the 
language used for the installation. 
I tried French as installation language and I ended up with a french keyboard layout 
(AZERTY) instead of the swiss french (QWERTZU) I selected during anaconda setup.

The problem occurs during the whole initial setup but neither in anaconda nor in gdm.

Comment 6 David Balažic 2004-11-15 13:11:42 UTC
This looks like a duplicate of bug 100686, which also has more info
and even patches. It also claims FIXED/RAWHIDE.

Comment 7 Chris Lumens 2005-09-23 17:52:11 UTC
Please try upgrading to the latest release and seeing if you still experience

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