Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 847408
Group already exists error dialog when adding existing user to existing group as a secondary member when using Uer Manager GUI
Last modified: 2013-08-01 01:48:47 EDT
Created attachment 603641 [details]
screen grab of the error dialog
Description of problem:
I attempted to add my current user to the newly created vboxusers group. I was using the GUI (system-config-users).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch the GUI from either the menus, or from CLI: sudo system-config-users
2. Select the group I want to add my user to from the "groups" tab. Double-click to open the dialog to select the user
3. Select my username from the checkbox list, and then hit "OK"
4. Immediately presented with the dialog box that the group already exists
Unable to add any existing users to any existing groups in Fedora 17
Add my current user dixonly to the existing group vboxuers as a secondary member
See attachment for screenshots of the error. I am marking this as a medium severity as most GUI users will naturally use the gui to modify users. I was able to add my user to the group from the command line with no problems using the command: sudo usermod -aG vboxusers dixonly so it appears the problem lies with how the GUI is doing this.
This problem also exists on Fedora 16.
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