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Month: August 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Login into accounts with german umlaut

From: Gerhard Zintel <gerhard.zintel@...>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:12:35 +0200
On Friday 17 August 2018, Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Friday 17 August 2018 09.49:14 Rolf Schmidt wrote:
> > I made an accout with name "j�rgen", password "j�rgen" and the home
> > directory is named "j�rgen" too (for testing purpose only).
> >
> > Without tdm i.e. from a console I can login without any problems, but
> > TDM-Login says "wrong password"
> How is your keyboard setup (in TDE)?
> When I install, TDE defaults to US keyboard and I have to install the swiss
> keyboard (Trinity Control Center -> Regional & Accessibility -> Keyboard
> Layout). Of course you probably have it in German...
> Console keyboard is probably controled by your distribution's settings.
> I don't advise using accented letters in passwords and filenames (although
> I do use @, but I know where it is on the US keyboard). But you can set a
> provisory password, change the keyboard, then teh password.
> I don't know if the login screen's keyboard is controled by root's keyboard
> though...

I normally check if the accented letters are done correctly on the login screen 
by typing some of them into the User field. Shows me clearly if I have to use 
US keyboard layout for the password.