Possible bug in "Users and Groups"

afmdg afmdg at yahoo.fr
Sun Mar 27 16:42:45 UTC 2005

Ken Caldwell a écrit :

>I thought I'd add accounts for other family members on my new computer.
>(installed from hoary-preview-install-amd64.iso)
>I did this via
>System -> Administration -> Users and Groups
>The process seems to work but if I log out and then try to log in using
>one of the new accounts the login fails with an error message to
>indicate a username/password mismatch.  I solved the problem by loging
>in to my own account again and running "passwd ***" (where *** is one of
>the new accounts) and entering the desired password when prompted.
>The accounts could then be used normally.
>Has this behavior been noted before? Should I file a bug?
I had the same problem with hoary Array 6 amd 64. I don't know if this 
behavior has been noted.
For the moment, I add user with the command adduser.  There isn't this 
behavoir with the command.
I test now if there is the same problem with i386 but there isn't.
Do you file the bug ?


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