lightdm crashes when trying to switch keyboard layout

Bug #1611168 reported by Vasya Pupkin on 2016-08-09
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lightdm (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1. Have at least two keyboard layouts configured (i.e. English and Russian)
2. Configure hotkey to switch layouts (Settings -> Text Entry -> Switch to next source using:)
3. Lock desktop (Ctrl+Alt+L)
4. Press layout switch hotkey

After few seconds lightdm will crash, you will see desktop unlocked for a moment and then it will be locked again. After unlocking desktop an error report will show up.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: lightdm 1.18.2-0ubuntu2
Uname: Linux 4.7.0-040700-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Aug 9 04:29:49 2016
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-01 (100 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
SourcePackage: lightdm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Vasya Pupkin (shadowlmd) wrote :
Vasya Pupkin (shadowlmd) on 2016-08-09
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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