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Bug 71773 - Cut-and-paste required for passwords
Cut-and-paste required for passwords
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-08-18 15:36 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-18 15:36:21 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-18 15:36:17 EDT
Description of Problem:  When mozilla prompted for a user-ID and password for
protected web sites, no keyboard entry is accepted; I must type the required
data into an xterm and cut-and-paste the data into the authorization pop-up.

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How Reproducible:  Regular

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Visit http://www.sagarmatha.com/footpicks/admin/  You should see a pop-up
window asking for a username and password for "PickingAdmin."
2. Attempt to enter any data.  It does not appear in the text box.

Actual Results:  Nothing happens.

Expected Results:  I expect text to appear when I enter my user name, and
asterices to appear when I enter my password.

Additional Information:  Not only is nothing appearing, but no data is entered.
 However, if I go to a window and use cut and paste, the information does appear
and the password is accepted.
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2002-08-19 23:35:16 EDT
Try upgrading to the errata.  There are lots of problems like that fixed in it.

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