Bug 832843 - Gnome3 asks for WiFi password twice
Gnome3 asks for WiFi password twice
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-17 19:19 EDT by Giovanni Tirloni
Modified: 2013-07-31 19:35 EDT (History)
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Description Giovanni Tirloni 2012-06-17 19:19:19 EDT
Description of problem:

After logging in, Gnome3 asks for the wireless password twice, at the same time.

One screen is the Gnome3-like black popup and the other (below it, unclickable) is the usual gray popup.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

F17 , Gnome 3.4

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login
2. Enter wifi password in two different screens.
Actual results:

Two popups asking for password.

Expected results:

Should use keyring and not ask for any password at all.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dan Winship 2012-06-25 13:25:11 EDT
what version of gnome-shell and what version of NetworkManager-gnome do you have installed?
Comment 2 Mark Harfouche 2013-02-26 16:37:48 EST
I've started to notice this behaviour with Gnome Shell 3.6 in Fedora 18.
Comment 3 Mark Harfouche 2013-02-26 16:39:11 EST
For example, when I wake my laptop from sleep, it asks me to enter the password with a password field pre-filled with the correct password (I just have to press connect)
Comment 4 Mark Harfouche 2013-03-13 17:43:48 EDT
Forgot to answer.

Gnome Shell

(I couldn't find a package/program called NetworkManager-gnome)
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