Bug 866070 - Cannot logon on User session after timeout lockup
Cannot logon on User session after timeout lockup
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-13 13:40 EDT by Leslie Satenstein
Modified: 2013-03-13 13:24 EDT (History)
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Description Leslie Satenstein 2012-10-13 13:40:24 EDT
Description of problem:

Ran long running update. When I returned, User screen was locked.  I was unable to log in to continue session.

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

Fedora 18, beta,  Gnome3.6 32 bit architecture.  Keyboard is Canadian French, The rest of system is USA english

How reproducible:

Just wait for timeout to occur. Reentering password fails.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Locked screen

Expected results:


Additional info:
I got around it this way. I selected 
1) signon as a different user
2) I signed on as new user using the locked user id.
3) Password was accepted.
4) Session immediately switched me to the existing locked session.
Comment 1 Leslie Satenstein 2012-11-06 21:12:08 EST
I have been testing F18 (32bit) and this problem still persists. I believe my software is at TC6 level.

Let me just repeat.
After a new boot, I log to my account.
I do things and then leave the system so that the timeout for screen dimming and keyboard lockup occurs. 
The screen does not dim but displays a digital clock.
I click and the screen window blinds it self up to show my two users (myself locked out, and a second dummy user (planned to use it to test kde).
I cannot enter my session after submitting my password. It is refused.

I select the option to switch users,
I select myself again.
This time, as the switched user, I am brought back to my active session.
I am able to continue.

I am pointing this out again, as it is almost 1 month since the original posting and golive is for December, a month away.

Perhaps the true beta will work. When it is released, I will do a wipeout and a fresh installation.
Comment 2 Leslie Satenstein 2012-11-06 21:14:17 EST
I am quite prepared to change the installation to 64 bit. System is an Intel dual core (Intel drivers).
Comment 3 Leslie Satenstein 2013-03-13 13:24:18 EDT
Time to close this bug report. Sufficient updates have occurred to Fedora 18, with the consequence that this reported issue has been resolved.

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