Bug 1296545 - Can't log in to xguest
Can't log in to xguest
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xguest (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Lukas Vrabec
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-07 08:42 EST by Neil
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:40 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:40:18 EST
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As the filename suggests, this is what came up while installing etc. (9.57 KB, text/plain)
2016-01-07 08:42 EST, Neil
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Description Neil 2016-01-07 08:42:19 EST
Created attachment 1112466 [details]
As the filename suggests, this is what came up while installing etc.

Description of problem:

Logging in using "Guest", (generated by xguest) by not typing in the password field, (i.e. null password). Log in requester keeps returning. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xguest.noarch 1.0.10-32.fc23

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select "Guest" in log in requester.
2. "Tab" to password field.
3. Hit "enter"

Actual results: Returns to log in requester, (i.e. unsuccessful log in)

Expected results: To bring up desktop, as guest user.

Additional info: I freshly installed Fedora 23 from an XFCE Live usb. So XFCE is the only desktop environment.
Comment 1 Neil 2016-01-12 00:29:20 EST
* Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select "Guest" in log in requester.
2. Leave password box blank, or type something/anything.
3. Hit "enter" or click on "Log in"

Actual results: Returns to log in requester.
* Does not return with "incorrect password, please try again".

I have installed "system-config-users" and actually given xguest a password, still the same result.

I have a few machines atm. 1-i686 3-x86-64. All are running F23 Xfce.

Hope this extra info helps :)
Comment 2 Lukas Vrabec 2016-06-20 15:20:18 EDT
Could you test it again with latest updates? 

Thank you.
Comment 3 Neil 2016-06-22 13:27:33 EDT
Just updated all packages, re-booted. Still not able to log in as "Guest".
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