User menu should still show even if there is only 1 user

Bug #831758 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2011-08-23
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
Medium
Unassigned
Session Menu
Fix Released
Undecided
Conor Curran
indicator-session (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

I did a clean install today and was surprised that the user menu didn't show up if there was only 1 user configured on the computer. This makes it more difficult for users of single-user computers to set up Online Accounts or more importantly change their password or add a second user via the "User Accounts" button that was added today to indicator-session.

As a member of the Ubuntu Documentation Team, this makes our job more complicated to explain how to do these tasks.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: indicator-session 0.3.2-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.12-generic 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 23 00:01:13 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha amd64 (20110822)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: indicator-session
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

This does not need design work: there is nothing in the specification that says the menu should be hidden if there is only one user. It should be shown regardless.

More important than making it hard to change password or account settings, hiding the menu makes it practically impossible for sole users to enter a guest session.

Changed in ayatana-design:
status: New → Fix Released
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2011-08-23
Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in indicator-session:
status: New → Confirmed
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-08-23
Changed in indicator-session:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Conor Curran (cjcurran)
milestone: none → 0.3.3
Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
John Lea (johnlea) wrote :

Sheet style dialogues should fix this issue, but in the meantime it is a valid bug so confirmed from a design prospective.

Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → John Lea (johnlea)
status: Fix Released → Fix Committed
tags: added: udo
Changed in ayatana-design:
importance: Undecided → Medium
John Lea (johnlea) wrote :

Ignore comment above, posted to the wrong bug

Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: John Lea (johnlea) → nobody
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: removed: udo
tags: added: udo
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-08-25
Changed in indicator-session:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-08-25
Changed in indicator-session:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package indicator-session - 0.3.3-0ubuntu1

---------------
indicator-session (0.3.3-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - User menu should still show even if there is only 1 user (LP: #831758)
    - Bluetooth item in menu not needed (LP: #825111)
    - Newly created users are not added to the menu until next
      login (LP: #552048)
    - Users list in shutdown menu is not updated on user
      deletion (LP: #557608)
    - should use gsettings rather than gconf (LP: #656323)
  * debian/control
    - Bump dbusmenu build dep to >= 0.4.92
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 08:58:56 -0400

Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Daryl Sweat (curnel-d) wrote :

There absolutely needs to be a way to disable this 'fix'.

John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-10-18
tags: added: udp
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Fix Released → Fix Committed
John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-10-20
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tags: added: reviewedby
removed: udo udp
tags: added: reviewedbydesigno
removed: reviewedby
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