cannot swich keyboard loyout when screen is locked

Bug #1612540 reported by kkivi on 2016-08-12
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compiz (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I have to use two keyboard loyout - English and Cyrillic.
Often the screen locks in Cyrillic mode. After one of the recend updates
I noticed that changing keyboard layout by pressing apropriate key doesn't work.
Instead the screen splashes ( revealing screen content, which I believe is a security issue)
and keyboard not switched. To enter password I have to switch keyboard with a mouse.
After such attempts when I finally log in, I a often find a compiz crash notice.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: compiz 1:0.9.12.2+16.04.20160526-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
.tmp.unity_support_test.0:

ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Fri Aug 12 10:38:50 2016
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: xenial
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DkmsStatus:
 virtualbox, 5.0.18, 4.4.0-28-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 5.0.18, 4.4.0-31-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 5.0.18, 4.4.0-34-generic, x86_64: installed
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller [8086:0152] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller [1458:d000]
GsettingsChanges:
 b'org.compiz.core' b'outputs' b"['1280x1024+0+0']"
 b'org.compiz.core' b'hsize' b'2'
 b'org.compiz.core' b'active-plugins' b"['core', 'composite', 'opengl', 'imgpng', 'wall', 'move', 'snap', 'copytex', 'compiztoolbox', 'unitymtgrabhandles', 'grid', 'place', 'mousepoll', 'regex', 'resize', 'vpswitch', 'session', 'animation', 'fade', 'scale', 'workarounds', 'expo', 'ezoom', 'unityshell']"
 b'org.compiz.core' b'vsize' b'2'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-06-27 (45 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
MachineType: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. To be filled by O.E.M.
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-31-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=944d17f1-e0af-4cd1-95ea-d8312f2aae18 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: compiz
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 02/16/2012
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F3
dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: B75M-D3H
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrF3:bd02/16/2012:svnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:pnTobefilledbyO.E.M.:pvrTobefilledbyO.E.M.:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnB75M-D3H:rvrx.x:cvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
dmi.product.name: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.product.version: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.sys.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.12.2+16.04.20160526-0ubuntu1
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.67-1ubuntu0.16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 11.2.0-1ubuntu2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 11.2.0-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2.2
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.10.1-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.7.0-1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.917+git20160325-1ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.12-1build2
xserver.bootTime: Mon Aug 8 08:09:09 2016
xserver.configfile: default
xserver.errors:

xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
xserver.outputs:

xserver.version: 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2.2

kkivi (kkivi) wrote :
kkivi (kkivi) wrote :

recent crash report

Aug 17 12:50:19 konst whoopsie[2571]: [12:50:19] Reported OOPS ID
014368f6-6460-11e6-8d6c-fa163e839e11

kkivi (kkivi) wrote :

This crash file was found after compiz crash. There are regular attempts to send
crash reports with positive status in /var/log/syslog
Aug 24 16:51:37 konst whoopsie[2571]: [16:51:37] Parsing /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1000.crash.
Aug 24 16:51:37 konst whoopsie[2571]: [16:51:37] Uploading /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1000.crash.
Aug 24 16:51:38 konst whoopsie[2571]: [16:51:38] Sent; server replied with: No error
Aug 24 16:51:38 konst whoopsie[2571]: [16:51:38] Response code: 200
Aug 24 16:51:38 konst whoopsie[2571]: [16:51:38] Reported OOPS ID e09efa96-6a01-11e6-a55e-fa163e171d9b

However this report like many previous is not shown in system menu 'recent reports'

Emily Ratliff (emilyr) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug. A fix for this issue has just recently been released, see LP: #1605012
I have delete the crashfile for privacy reasons and am making this bug public.

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
information type: Private Security → Public Security
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