Bug 993549 - Cannot unlock the screen - login form missing
Cannot unlock the screen - login form missing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Florian Müllner
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Reported: 2013-08-06 03:20 EDT by Milan Barta
Modified: 2015-10-27 20:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-11-07 15:24:49 EST
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Description Milan Barta 2013-08-06 03:20:26 EDT
Description of problem:
With the latest version of gnome-shell, I am unable to unlock previously locked screen. The login form on the lock screen is missing, the only thing I can see is a grey background and three icons in the upper right corner. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. login to gnome-shell desktop
2. lock the screen (e.g. using Ctrl+Alt+l)
3. try unlocking the screen (e.g. press Enter)

Actual results:
Login form is NOT displayed, therefore user is unable to get back to their desktop.

Expected results:
Login form is displayed and after entering correct password, user is able to see their desktop.

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Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2013-11-07 15:24:49 EST
Works for me, with current composes. This may have been a side-effect of problems in logind in systemd 205, which have since been fixed.

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