Problem logging in to wiki

Matthew Paul Thomas mpt at
Mon Apr 14 21:37:42 UTC 2008

Hi Haz2a

On Apr 13, 2008, at 8:55 PM, Haz2a wrote:
> ...
> I click 'Edit' on the page I want to update. That asks me for my email
> and password. I have registered with launchpad before to report bugs, 
> so I assume it will be the same, and I enter those.
> This is where it gets confusing.
> I then get a User Preferences page, with a username 'haz5' similar to
> mine, but I don't have any record of using that exact one. I can only
> assume that this page is presented because the wiki didn't recognise my
> email/pwd and is creating a new user for me?
> ...

This is a long-standing bug in the wiki software: it takes you to the 
UserPreferences page, instead of the page you wanted to edit.

This will be fixed next time the wiki software is upgraded.

In the meantime, here's the workaround: once you've clicked "Login" and 
arrived at UserPreferences, click Back, then Back again, then Reload, 
then Edit.

Matthew Paul Thomas

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