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Bug 161890 - Unable to login as admin to configure my Login manager in kcontrol
Unable to login as admin to configure my Login manager in kcontrol
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
Kcontrol >> Login Manager >> Cannot e...
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Reported: 2005-06-28 03:34 EDT by Rohith V
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-28 04:00:39 EDT
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Description Rohith V 2005-06-28 03:34:59 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050524 Fedora/1.0.4-4 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
I launched kcontrol. I selected "Login Manager". I wanted to configure my Login manager so I clicked on "Administrator Mode" tab. It prompts for password and I did enter a valid password. The password dialog box accepts and vanishes, but I am still in "Login Manager" as a non-admin. Hence I cannot configure any of the features in the "Login Manager". This is a consistent behaviour on my system. Some  times after I enter the password I see a totally different screen i.e the right side frame which initially shows all system administrator configurable features and a theor description, will jump to say "Internet & Network".

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch kcontrol
2. Choose Login Manager
3. Click on "Administrator Mode". It prompts for password.
4. Enter password and press enter.
5. The password is accepted but I am still in non-admin mode.

Actual Results:  I am not logged in as admin and hence cannot configure any features of "Login Manager". Sometimes it jumps to a totally different option in kcontrol.

Expected Results:  I should have been logged in as admin with the right frame bordered in "RED"

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Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-06-28 04:00:39 EDT
It's not reproduceable in FC4 with KDE updates.
Comment 2 Rohith V 2005-07-11 09:34:46 EDT
Yes, I did an yum upgrade on kdebase and it works for me now.

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