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Bug #13447

Inconsistent administration password setting process at Greeter

Added by mercedes508 almost 2 years ago. Updated 5 months ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
07/09/2017
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Type of work:
Code
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Starter:
Affected tool:
Greeter

Description

In Tails 3.0.1 (and previous), at Greeter, when setting an administration password the following way, you don't get any error message, but can't get and admin terminal neither:

Procedure =========

  • go to the admin password part of the Greeter
  • in the first field type your password, but wrongly (let's say "possword")
  • in the second field type the right one (let's say "password")

You get a notice that it doesn't match

  • change the password in the first field to the right one ("password")

You get a notice that it matches

  • Start Tails

Result ======

Can't open/use an admin password.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Bug #12386: Greeter sometimes fails to set Admin password on Stretch Duplicate 03/19/2017
Related to Tails - Feature #14544: Spend software developer time on smallish UX improvements In Progress 08/31/2018

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri almost 2 years ago

  • Parent task set to #11643

#2 Updated by intrigeri almost 2 years ago

  • Related to Bug #12386: Greeter sometimes fails to set Admin password on Stretch added

#3 Updated by u over 1 year ago

Still confirmed in Tails 3.4.

I propose to merge #12386 and #13447. It seems to be the same bug.

It might be that the problem is simply that the Greeter expects us to focus the second field before clicking add? (I have not tested that idea.)

#4 Updated by u over 1 year ago

u wrote:

Still confirmed in Tails 3.4.

I propose to merge #12386 and #13447. It seems to be the same bug.

It might be that the problem is simply that the Greeter expects us to focus the second field before clicking add? (I have not tested that idea.)

I confirm that everything works correctly when following the procedure described in the ticket and then refocusing the second text field.

#5 Updated by sajolida 5 months ago

  • Related to Feature #14544: Spend software developer time on smallish UX improvements added

#6 Updated by sajolida 5 months ago

  • Parent task deleted (#11643)

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