Description of problem:
With a standard F11 install, I can't type my username, Enter, password quickly. I have to press Enter to select the first (and only) user from the list, wait a couple seconds, then type my password.
I should be able to type my password immediately.
Also can't find any way to change the GDM theme to something less resource intensive (no System->Administration->Login Screen or gdmgreeter program I can find).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Clean install F11
2. Add only one user
3. Press Enter on the login screen and immediately start typing your password
Not all the password is accepted
The password field is ready immediately and all the typed password is accepted
Using an "nVidia Corporation Quadro NVS 135M" video card with the default open source driver. The nVidia binary driver is faster, but doesn't work with kernel 2.6.30 and Fedora 11 AFAICT.
There was a similar bug a while ago to disable GTK typeahead find, and I think that was fixed a few releases ago. Now the issue is still that I can't type my password.
Nope, can't find a similar bug in Red Hat or Gnome Bugzilla, so maybe I just worked around it previously and didn't report it.
Disabling the user list as per http://library.gnome.org/admin/gdm/2.26/gdm.html#greeterconfiguration
gconftool-2 --direct --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults --type bool --set /apps/gdm/simple-greeter/disable_user_list true
seems to help.
Thank you for the bug report.
> Not all the password is accepted
Does this happen if you wait until the editbox fully appeared and test cursor blinks?
Could you provide a rough quantitative measurement of the delay? (1 or 3 or maybe 10 seconds?)
Also please provide the result of such command:
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'model name'
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With user list disabled, the delay is about 0.5 seconds, long enough that about the first two letters of my password are not registered.
With user list enabled (default), the delay is even longer.
Oddly, the same delay happens between pressing Enter on the Other... list item that appears that gets me to the Username prompt with disable_user_list=true, but all the keypresses in my username are properly registered, albeit with a typeahead find box appearing briefly.
CPU is Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7300 @ 2.00GHz.
Usin slim now. It's much faster.
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