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Unity control center chokes on upper case in user name
Status in Ubuntu GNOME:
Status in gnome-control-center package in Ubuntu:
Status in unity-control-center package in Ubuntu:
Status in gnome-control-center source package in Xenial:
Status in unity-control-center source package in Xenial:
1. Enter control panel
2. "Add account"
3. Use an invalid charcter, such as an upper case letter.
4. Get a confusing error message:
Failed to add account
running '/usr/sbin/adduser' failed: Child process exited with code 1'
This is an easy fix, and could keep a user from getting really confused.
For a confused user see
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: unity-control-center 14.04.3+14.04.20150916-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-88.135-generic 3.13.11-ckt39
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-88-generic x86_64
Date: Sun Jul 10 12:46:05 2016
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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