Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 891835
gnome-shell screensaver should disable input methods for password input
Last modified: 2014-02-05 09:23:09 EST
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):
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
Password box accepts ibus input with Japanese characters
Password box to ignore input method and just give direct keyboard input
(like gnome-control-center does for changing password).
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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It is OK in f19 and f20.
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