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[Bug 1318199] Re: Can't change password


For me no matter what password I enter in the password change dialog,
even if the strength meter says "Strong", the "Change" button is always
disabled. So this dialog is completely broken for me.

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  Can't change password

Status in unity-control-center package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  When attempting to change my password since update to 14.04, the
  Change button is disabled.

  The UI claims my password is "Not good enough", probably because it's
  not complex according to it's rules. Choosing a different password
  with difference characters seems to work cause this to change and the
  button enables.

  While it's perfectly reasonable and useful to for the OS to provide
  feedback on its opinion of password quality, it is my view that it's
  not appropriate for the a personal computer to over-rule the decisions
  of its user with respect to password choices. For this reason, and
  that it's a change in behaviour since the previous version, I think
  this should be treated as a bug.

  It's possible to change the password with "passwd".

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: unity-control-center 14.04.3+14.04.20140410-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.47-generic 3.13.9
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sat May 10 16:32:51 2014
  EcryptfsInUse: Yes
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/unity-control-center
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-07 (367 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: unity-control-center
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-28 (12 days ago)
   activity-log-manager 0.9.7-0ubuntu14
   deja-dup             30.0-0ubuntu4
   gnome-control-center 1:3.6.3-0ubuntu56.1

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