Description of problem:
After a system update yesterday evening, I realize I cannot log in anymore in my Fedora 28 GNOME system this morning: gdm keeps telling me that my password is wrong.
Yet I can log in in TTY or with lightdm.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gdm 3.28.1
How reproducible: always since yesterday's update
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up the computer, wait for gdm login screen
2. Select user, enter password
Actual results: authentication failure
Expected results: authentication should succeed
As a workaround here is what I did this morning after switching to TTY (CTRL+ALT+F2):
$ sudo dnf install lightdm
$ sudo dnf stop gdm
$ sudo dnf start lightdm
then I can log in
I found out a way to log in with gdm this morning.
My keyboard has a french layout (AZERTY), and accordingly the login screen does show a small "fr" icon in the top right corner showing that I did select the correct layout.
However, I thought it would be good to check that I was typing the correct thing, so I decided to choose the option to manually type my username. And there I realized that I was typing with a QWERTY layout, despite the "fr" icon in the top right corner.
After switching from "fr" to "en" in the top right corner, I was typing in AZERTY once again, and typing my password worked...
If anyone has an idea about why my keyboard layouts are inverted only in the login screen, I'm interested :)
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