Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 463018
Gnome Packagekit crashes when using a fingerprint reader (fprint)
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:57:07 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use a computer with a fingerprint reader
2. Configure pam_fprint (http://reactivated.net/fprint/wiki/Pam_fprint)
3. In gnome, go to System menu and choose Administration > Add/Remove software
4. Choose a new software to install and click apply
Application hangs (you have to kill it)
A message box should tell you to have your fingerprint read.
In GDM or in console, a message is sent to the user when he has to have his
fingerprint verified. See also bug 456749
Can you describe exactly how it hangs please? Thanks.
After clicking apply, a new window opens : "Finding packages we depend on".
Progress bar advances and when it seems to be finished, nothing happens.
The UI become unresponsive (no UI repaint).
No other choice than killing the window.
The application may be waiting for a password, but there is no password window and using the fingerprint reader does nothing.
Assigning based on maintainer response.
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