Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 523549
GDM GUI broken when disable_user_list is set to true
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:23:36 EST
Description of problem:
With disable_user_list set to true the GDM Greeter stares rather blankly at the user with
selected. The user needs to press Enter to get to the Username: prompt.
However, if a user doesn't hit Enter and just starts typing, a box gladly pops up and the keyboard input appears there. Type in your full user ID and hit enter and the box goes away and the Greeter continues to blankly stare back at the user. This is confusing.
Also, perhaps "Other..." could be a different text that helps the user know what to do rather than just type in their user ID. Perhaps "Network login" or "Other login" or "Login with username"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Indeed, if the user list is suppressed, the whole step of graphically selecting an "Other" username can be skipped, and the greeter can go directly to the "Username:" prompt stage.
I would like to make sure this issue is addressed for the upcoming RHEL 6 as well.
OK, nominating as a priority fix.
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