Description of problem:
Running Fedora 28 beta in a VirtualBox virtual machine on a Windows 10 host.
When the screen lock comes up, or when a GUI prompt for password comes up for elevated permissions (like seeing system events in ABRT) the first attempt always fails unless I type backspace after the first character input.
If it matters, the first character in my password is an uppercase letter.
It's possible this is a VirtualBox specific issue, as I am using the newly included guest additions (a new feature in F28) and they are not fully functional as yet (for example I can't do file sharing or clipboard sharing.)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 28 beta, but I have done "dnf update" every few days.
Every time I am prompted to clear the screen lock or to elevate via the GUI.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Allow enough time for the screen lock to come up
2. Type password correctly. (Starting with upper case if that matters)
3. Get told it is incorrect
4. Type same password again and it works.
1. Screen lock displays
2-3. Correct password is rejected.
4, Password is accepted.
The password would normally be accepted the first time (if typed correctly.)
I have Fedora 27 in a different virtual machine and it does not exhibit this issue. It is definitely new with F28.
The workaround seems to be to type any letter in, then hit bs to clear it and then correctly type the password.
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