The attached patch changes the createuser page a little, by moving fullname before username and adding code that provides a good guess for the username based on the fullname, e.g:
Full Name: Paolo Borelli
User Name: paolo
Where the string 'paolo' is automatically inserted while I type 'Paolo Borelli' (obviously the use is then free to enter a different username value)
I think this makes the page more usable since
1) Many people I know use their first name as user name and this saves typing it twice
2) first time linux users may not know what the "username" is, while they know their full name and this provides a good default for username
Other distros already do it this way, as a matter of fact this has always bugged me when I install fedora, so I decided to sit down and write a patch :)
Created attachment 357300 [details]
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Fixed in version firstboot-1.114-1