wrong keyboard language at keyboard indicator at screen lock login

Bug #590369 reported by svaens
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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unity-greeter (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

On a Ubuntu Lucid setup with two keyboard languages (Deu, USA)
and the current language (at time of screen lock) being German (Deu)
Language when attempting to login incorrectly indicates USA.
Keyboard actually in place is Deu, and this is proven when using a password which has the letter 'Z' or 'Y' in it (as these letters are in different positions in USA or Deu)

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svaens (svaens) wrote :

Description: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Release: 10.04

uname -r
2.6.32-22-generic

Bryan Hermsen (b-hermse)
affects: ubuntu → ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Mike (0x656b694d) wrote :

Have to type password twice often. Or switch language several times to make the indicator update its status.

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Dimitar Garkov (dim8) wrote :

7 Years later it is still up for grabs. I experienced it on Ubuntu 17.10.

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Vasili Gulevich (v-v-gulevich) wrote :

This seems to be recently fixed in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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