Bug 891835 - gnome-shell screensaver should disable input methods for password input
Summary: gnome-shell screensaver should disable input methods for password input
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-01-04 06:24 UTC by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2014-02-05 14:23 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 14:23:05 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Jens Petersen 2013-01-04 06:24:40 UTC
Description of problem:
Today I got confused by not being able to unlock the gnome screensaver
until I realised that I had Japanese (anthy) input turned on
and gnome-shell screensaver seems to allow ibus input method
input into the password box.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. enable ibus input method, eg "Japanese (anthy)" and select it as Input Source
2. lock gnome
3. try to enter passwd
Actual results:
Password box accepts ibus input with Japanese characters

Expected results:
Password box to ignore input method and just give direct keyboard input
(like gnome-control-center does for changing password).

Comment 1 Mike FABIAN 2013-07-04 08:17:30 UTC
It seems fixed in f19.

An indicator for a Japanese input method (あ) maybe still be shown
in the panel but the Japanese input method is apparently disabled
in the password entry field of the lock screen and one can enter
a non-Japanese password correctly.

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Comment 3 Mike FABIAN 2014-01-22 08:12:12 UTC
It is OK in f19 and f20.

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