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Bug 592581 - About Me still does not set correct permissions on ~/.face
Summary: About Me still does not set correct permissions on ~/.face
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-15 14:30 UTC by Adam Drew
Modified: 2013-03-04 05:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:23:02 UTC
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Description Adam Drew 2010-05-15 14:30:53 UTC
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)

How reproducible:
100% reproducible. 

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 

Actual results:
No custom user picture at login time

Expected results:
Custom picture at login time without resorting to the command line

Additional info:
I'm pretty sure this problem has been around for a long while.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 14:00:06 UTC
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