users arent warned about using reserved usernames

Bug #629158 reported by quassy on 2010-09-02
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Apparently one can install Ubuntu using the username "nobody" without being warned that this name is reserved, which results in an unusable system.

(This is a second-hand bug report, so Im sorry I cant provide you with much more information)

Vallery Lancey (muscovy) on 2010-09-03
affects: ubuntu → ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Beta i386 (20100901.1)
Package: ubiquity 2.3.13
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-19.28-generic 2.6.35.3
Tags: maverick
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-19-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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Monkey (monkey-libre) wrote :

I can confirm this bug.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: ubiquity-2.3.13
tags: added: maverick
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