Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?

Florian Müllner fmuellner at
Mon May 6 13:29:02 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Przemek Klosowski
<przemek.klosowski at> wrote:
> Another example of such important change that recently appeared without
> recourse and much discussion is the lock screen: previously, the password
> unlock widget had focus so one could start typing the password, while the
> new behavior is that the focus is in the clock, and one needs to hit Esc or
> Enter.

This is vastly off-topic of course, but this was actually a temporary
limitation in GNOME 3.6 - since 3.8 (e.g. Fedora 19), you can just
type in your password again.

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