Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592581
About Me still does not set correct permissions on ~/.face
Last modified: 2013-03-04 00:02:57 EST
Description of problem:
gnome-about-me allows a user to assign a custom picture to their account profile. That picture is placed at ~/.face. GDM then uses ~/.face to display that user's picture at the login menu. The permissions on ~/.face must be 775 (or possible more permissive.) gnome-about-me does no set the appropriate permissions on ~/.face so GDM is unable to display the user's picture. Changing the permissions by-hand results in the correct picture being displayed at login time in GDM.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-2.30.1-2.fc13.i686 (and every many previous versions too I believe)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create user
2. Assign user a picture in gnome-about-me
3. Return to GDM and see picture is not there
4. Log back in as user
5. Issue "chmod 775 ~/.face"
6. Return to GDM and see that picture is there
No custom user picture at login time
Custom picture at login time without resorting to the command line
I'm pretty sure this problem has been around for a long while.
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