Bug 427146 - gdm does not display list of users
gdm does not display list of users
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-01 07:35 EST by Vladimir Kotal
Modified: 2008-01-02 15:37 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-02 15:37:21 EST
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screenshot of gdm failing to display list of users (406.67 KB, image/jpeg)
2008-01-01 07:36 EST, Vladimir Kotal
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contents of /etc/gdm/custom.conf (20.61 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-01 07:37 EST, Vladimir Kotal
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Description Vladimir Kotal 2008-01-01 07:35:16 EST
Description of problem:
Starting with upgrade to Fedora 8, gmd is not displaying list of users (see
attached screenshot).

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

How reproducible:
start gdm

Actual results:
list of users is empty (see attached screenshot)

Expected results:
list of users should contain specified users per /etc/gdm/custom.conf

Additional info:
I am using Fedora Infinity theme (fedorainfinity-gdm-theme-8.0.1-1.fc8)
Comment 1 Vladimir Kotal 2008-01-01 07:36:40 EST
Created attachment 290606 [details]
screenshot of gdm failing to display list of users
Comment 2 Vladimir Kotal 2008-01-01 07:37:34 EST
Created attachment 290607 [details]
contents of /etc/gdm/custom.conf
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-01-02 10:41:38 EST
what if you add 


to the [greeter] section of custom.conf (and restart gdm)
Comment 4 Vladimir Kotal 2008-01-02 15:13:04 EST
This fixes the problem. Diff between the old and new version:

--- /etc/gdm/custom.conf.orig   2008-01-02 21:06:43.000000000 +0100
+++ /etc/gdm/custom.conf        2008-01-02 21:07:31.000000000 +0100
@@ -268,7 +268,7 @@
 # Face browser is enabled.  This only works currently for the
 # standard greeter as it is not yet enabled in the graphical greeter.
 # The default picture in the browser
 # These are things excluded from the face browser, not from logging in

Is there an option in the GUI which sets this value ?
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-01-02 15:37:21 EST
yes, it's determined by the local theme style.

I agree it's confusing and should be unnecessary.

For F9 we're revamping gdm entirely, so this problem should go away.

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