Bug 426606 - logout/shutdown dialogs shows users without name as "Unknown"
logout/shutdown dialogs shows users without name as "Unknown"
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-session (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2007-12-22 17:25 EST by Adam Pribyl
Modified: 2008-11-26 05:31 EST (History)
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Description Adam Pribyl 2007-12-22 17:25:08 EST
Description of problem:
On all my F8 installations when I invoke System/Logout, there is a dialog which
says:
You are currently logged in as "Unknown".
You will be automatically logged out in 60s.

Similar for shutdown.

This happens when user has no full/real name defined. There should be a fallback
in case no name is defined to fall back to login name (same is done e.g. in user
swiching applet).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-session-2.20.2-1.fc8
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Comment 2 Adam Pribyl 2008-11-26 05:31:44 EST
This bug was fixed in later gnome versions.

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