Asterisks appearing in GDM password entry instead of black circles

Bug #138460 reported by Alexander Jones on 2007-09-09
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gdm

Default 7.10 configuration.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Sep 9 19:45:34 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: gdm 2.19.8-0ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: gdm
Uname: Linux flash 2.6.22-11-generic #1 SMP Fri Sep 7 05:07:05 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

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Alexander Jones (alex-weej) wrote :
Basilio Kublik (sourcercito) wrote :

there's is some comments about this in bug #110307

Changed in gdm:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
LEVIS Cyril (atlas95) wrote :


Changed in gdm:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

gdm (2.20.0-0ubuntu1) gutsy; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    - Now support --with-atspi-dir so you can specify a non-default
      directory where the at-spi-registryd daemon exists.
    - Improve keymouselistener a11y gesture listener so it does not
      fail on Ubuntu, and does a better job freeing memory. Fix
      dwellmouselistener a11y gesture listener so it doesn't generate warnings.
    - Fix bug in IPv6 logic. Fixes bug #376010.
    - Fix Macedonian language so the language choice also appears in
      the local language
    - Translation updates
  * debian/
    - updated the Build-Depends
  * debian/patches/35_gdm.conf.patch:
    - use UseCirclesInEntry=true (LP: #138460)
  * debian/patches/70_mandatory-relibtoolize.patch:
    - updated
  * debian/rules:
    - use --with-atspi-dir=/usr/lib/at-spi (LP: #135903)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 18 Sep 2007 16:13:52 +0200

Changed in gdm:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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