Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 474014
GDM changes layout after the username prompt before entering password
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:22:06 EST
Description of problem:
If you select "Russian" keyboard during system installation then gdm is configured to use Russian input for user names and passwords by default. If you follow the recipe from bug #474011 you may switch layout to english, just to discover that you have to repeat those steps again before entering password.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install a fresh fedora system using "Russian" keyboard. Don't be afraid, it won't affect the installation since during installation you will have US english layout with this selection anyway.
2. try to enter a login name when you get that far. Select "USA" keyboard from the list.
3. Enter correct password.
4. Admit that it was entered in wrong keyboard layout.
5. Enter login again, but don't forget to double-switch (see #474011) layout before entering password.
6. Now you have logged in.
You are entering funny cyrillic characters at the password prompt though you just selected a USA keyboard for the login name.
The layout does not change between entering user name and password.
This bug would be solved by solving bug 474010 first. Bug 474010 would make the default layout of GDM English. Therefore, that would eliminate the need to "double-switch."
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Not but think this might be fixed/better now?
Tried on fresh F12 installation, seems to be kind of fixed - there default
layout is english even if you select Russian keyboard during installation, and
there is no way to switch.