Bug 1298753 - keyboard layout switcher missing on the login screen
keyboard layout switcher missing on the login screen
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Desktop QE
: Desktop, Regression
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Blocks: 1203710 1297830 1313485
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Reported: 2016-01-14 17:37 EST by Joe Wright
Modified: 2016-11-04 02:39 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: gdm-3.14.2-15.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-11-04 02:39:50 EDT
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screenshot (39.94 KB, image/png)
2016-01-14 17:37 EST, Joe Wright
no flags Details
gsettings-danish (105.76 KB, text/plain)
2016-01-18 11:14 EST, Joe Wright
no flags Details
gsettings-US (105.76 KB, text/plain)
2016-01-18 11:15 EST, Joe Wright
no flags Details

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Description Joe Wright 2016-01-14 17:37:57 EST
Created attachment 1114981 [details]

Description of problem:
- keyboard layout switcher missing from login screen after updating
- unable to change keyboard layouts at login screen

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
- current

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure gnome or KDE for desired layout
2. configure keyboard switcher layouts
3. upgrade to 7.2 and reboot

Actual results:
- keyboard layout switcher missing
- GDM does not follow layout parameters for either KDE or Gnome

Expected results:
- able to switch keyboards as usual

Additional info:
see attached screenshot. There is a physical gap where the switcher should be.
Comment 4 Joe Wright 2016-01-18 09:22:54 EST
This issue does not exist in RHEL 7.2 server, only 7.2 workstation.
Comment 6 Joe Wright 2016-01-18 11:14 EST
Created attachment 1115876 [details]
Comment 7 Joe Wright 2016-01-18 11:15 EST
Created attachment 1115877 [details]
Comment 9 Joe Wright 2016-01-18 11:18:32 EST
Attached gsettings from 7.2 server showing that there is no change between US and Danish keyboard settings, as well as sosreport from 7.2 server.
Comment 13 Joe Wright 2016-01-19 09:45:23 EST
- Upgraded from 7.1 -> 7.2
- They used the attached kickstart to configure gnome
- waiting on response from customer for 00-keyboard.conf and localectl outputs
Comment 19 Michael Boisvert 2016-09-01 10:49:16 EDT
I am able to configure multiple keyboard layouts for the login screen on a machine with KDE or GNOME.
Comment 21 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 02:39:50 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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