Re: gdm2 beta 2 won't log me in if I double-click on a user
- From: Martin Kasper Petersen <mkp socsci auc dk>
- To: Dan Hensley <dan hensley att net>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gdm2 beta 2 won't log me in if I double-click on a user
- Date: 24 Sep 1999 12:25:09 +0200
>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Hensley <email@example.com> writes:
Dan> 1) Some of the applications started by the Init script do not get
Dan> killed, even with KillInitClients=1. In particular, I did
Dan> xflame -root &, and after I log in it's still going at the
Dan> bottom of my screen. Maybe it's because I did -root? I'll
Dan> try without next to see if that does anything different.
Yeah. I probably don't nuke things running directly on the root
window. I'll look into it.
Dan> 2) I found a way for the password to appear in clear text. Try
Dan> * Double-click on a user name
Dan> * Enter an incorrect password and hit <CR>
Dan> * Double-click on a new user name
Dan> * Notice that the login text looks funny: i.e. displays something
Dan> Login: UPassword:
Dan> * Type in the password. It appears in clear text, not *'s. Note
Dan> that if you
Dan> enter the correct password it will log in as usual.
Weird. Can't reproduce this one either (I'm very good at this :)
`U' is the opcode for create-an-entry-with-echo-turned-off, so it's a
protocol error. Will investigate.
Dan> I have a question: Is it possible to resize the gdmlogin window?
Dan> I don't have that many users on my system, and if I could just
Dan> make it a little longer, they'd all fit into the box without the
Dan> need to use the scrollbar. If not, would it be possible to add
Dan> that as options in gdm.conf? I envision being able to set the
Dan> size in pixels, and if the entries aren't there or are 0, then do
Dan> whatever's being done now (percentage of screen???).
Making gdmlogin honor geometry arguments is already on my todo list.
Martin Kasper Petersen BOFH, IC1&2, Aalborg University, DK
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