username cannot have underscore during install

Bug #388822 reported by Micah Gersten on 2009-06-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
user-setup (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

When entering a username, an underscore is not a valid character even though it should be.

This was using the Xubuntu Jaunty LiveCD to install in the LiveCD environment.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2009-06-18
affects: ubiquity (Ubuntu) → user-setup (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2009-06-18
Changed in user-setup (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package user-setup - 1.26ubuntu2

user-setup (1.26ubuntu2) karmic; urgency=low

  * Allow underscores in usernames, matching change in adduser 3.110ubuntu3
    (LP: #388822).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 12:13:54 +0100

Changed in user-setup (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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