1.) For unknown reasons, the keyboard layout chosen in Anaconda was not made the default in GDM. Only after I had logged in, I noticed it and used "System > Preferences > Keyboard" to add and enable the layout for Germany - eliminate dead keys.
2.) After logging out, GDM still defaulted to keyboard layout "USA". I opened the "Other..." dialog to choose "Germany - eliminate dead keys" and could not enter my password. The password prompt was opened but disabled. No cursor. I had to click "Cancel" and retry.
Steps to reproduce:
1. On GDM login screen, choose/click a user, don't enter a password, wait for the session settings to appear at the bottom
2. In the keyboard layout combobox, choose "Other..." and choose a new keyboard layout
3. Password prompt gets disabled. One cannot type in the password and must "Cancel".
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*** Bug 522031 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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I have not been able to reproduce the second issue in current F12. Are you still seeing this problem (password entry disabled after keyboard change) ?
No, with F12 final there are no such problems.