Stuck in the nopasswdlogin group after changing password on unity8-desktop-session

Bug #1623991 reported by Marcus Tomlinson on 2016-09-15
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ubuntu-system-settings (Ubuntu)
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unity8-desktop-session (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I changed my password from the unity8 desktop session by:
  1. Navigating to Settings->Security->Locking->Lock Security,
  2. Selecting "Swipe",
  3. Selecting "Passphrase",
  4. Then logged out and in again.

Following this I saw some really weird behaviour whereby my UbuntuOne account kept being removed upon trying to install something from the store scope.

I eventually found that my username had been moved to the nopasswdlogin group. On removing myself from the group, things started working again with the store & U1.

So my guess is that by selecting "Swipe" my username is moved to nopasswdlogin, but is not removed upon selecting "Passphrase" again.

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