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[Bug 1240088] Re: add network (nm-applet) to login screen


Hello Ritesh, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity-greeter into precise-proposed. The package will build now
and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-
greeter/0.2.9-0ubuntu1.5 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed

Please help us by testing this new package.  See
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to
enable and use -proposed.  Your feedback will aid us getting this update
out to other Ubuntu users.

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** Changed in: unity-greeter (Ubuntu Precise)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Committed

** Tags added: verification-needed

** Changed in: network-manager-applet (Ubuntu Precise)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Committed

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  add network (nm-applet) to login screen

Status in network-manager-applet package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in unity-greeter package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in network-manager-applet source package in Precise:
  Fix Committed
Status in unity-greeter source package in Precise:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
   * User has a hard time to login via network, (krb5) if nm-applet is not accessible via login screen. 

  [Test Case]
  1) make sure the system is configure to authenticate via krb5
  2) login with user "A" and disconnect from the network via nm-applet, logout
  3) Try to login with user B

   a. Actual Results:
  User B is not able to authenticate because the system is not connected to the network so we are not able to talk to the krb servers

   b. Expected Results:
  Users should be able to use network manager from within unity greater and reconnect to the network before attempting to login.

  [Regression Potential] 
   * n/a . The patch is a backport from upstream

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