Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444346
Applet works only once
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:21:04 EST
Description of problem:
This machine has 4 users and is running Fedora 9 Preview. The first time you log
in each user they are shown in the applet from the user's desktop you are
currently in. When you then try to cycle among the other logged users the names
are already vanished from the applet.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time you log into each user and then try to switch back orf cycle among them.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log in as one user.
2.Log in as a second or subsequent user.
3.Tap the applet to switch back to already login users.
The already logged users are no longer available in the applet.
All already logged users should appear, allowing to switch.
That's weird, it works for me.. but I only have two users. I'll try adding some more and see what happens.
Ah, I misunderstood the report. Here's how I reproduced the problem:
1) Log in as groucho
2) Use the applet and switch to harpo
2a) Use the applet to switch to chico
3) Use the applet and switch back to groucho
Once you're back to groucho, the applet shows no other users. Hitting "other" and attempting to switch to
chico, I log in successfully and get... groucho's desktop again. (Think that's bug 443050).
I think you got it right Will. Sorry if my explanation was not good enough the
first time. I am configuring a new machine running Fedora 9 Preview for my
brother and his three kids and that's why I hit this bug. This will be their
only computer so the fast user switch must work flawlessly for them. As I said
before, it appears to work once and then fails. I also checked bug 443050 and it
certainly looks similar to what I have reported.
I've committed a fix for this upstream. Should be fixed in the next snapshot.
* Mon Apr 28 2008 Ray Strode <email@example.com> - 1:2.21.10-0.2008.04.28.1
- a11y improvements
- make "Suspend" desensitize properly when not-available
- make resize animation faster
- user switcher fixes
Confirmed fixed for me, using the new gdm package Matthias mentioned. You can get it here:
or wait a day or two for it to land in rawhide.