F20 Alpha Impressions

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sun Sep 22 18:17:50 UTC 2013


Erinn Looney-Triggs wrote:
> The new display manager for KDE, SDDM, doesn't seem to work so well in
> an IPA environment. Even after adjusting the upper limit in
> /etc/sddm.conf to include the insanely high UIDs that IPA hands out no
> users appeared in the login box and as such I was unable to move past
> that screen. Nor could I figure out how to login as 'Other' user and try
> to futz with it as root or some such. I ended up switching to lightDM
> and that did work with IPA users.

Sounds like:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007067

And starting from Beta, we will be defaulting to a theme with a simple text 
box for the user name instead of the list, which should also make this issue 
disappear. See:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007065
Unfortunately, this hasn't made it into the Alpha due to time constraints.

        Kevin Kofler



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