Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 845079
When system-config-users is called the application starts and disappears immediately
Last modified: 2013-10-06 21:40:01 EDT
Description of problem:
Here what in happening when system-config-users is called from gnome-terminal...
[root@server ~]# /usr/bin/system-config-users
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/system-config-users/system-config-users.py", line 45, in ?
File "/usr/share/system-config-users/mainWindow.py", line 266, in __init__
File "/usr/share/system-config-users/mainWindow.py", line 427, in refresh
File "/usr/share/system-config-users/mainWindow.py", line 518, in populate_lists
File "/usr/share/system-config-users/mainWindow.py", line 458, in populate_user_list
gecos = unicode (gecos, 'utf-8')
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode bytes in position 1-3: invalid data
How do I fix this?
This was reported and fixed with Fedora 10:
And the patch:
Steps to reproduce the error:
1. useradd -c $(perl -e 'print "Test\xf6"') testutf8
Created attachment 603353 [details]
utf8 patch for rhel5 s-c-users
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