LightDM GTK Greeter 1.7.0

1.7.0 release

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LightDM GTK Greeter
Series:
1.7
Version:
1.7.0
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Registrant:
Sean Davis
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Release notes 

First release of the 1.7.x cycle, final release to be 1.8.0 and to be included in Trusty.

Many thanks to our contributors for this release, Alistair Buxton and Andrew P., who provided the majority of the patches and functionality.

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* New features:
- Window positioning (relative or absolute) of the login window and power dialogs is now configurable in lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf
- The default user image is now configurable in lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf
* Accessibility improvements:
- Onboard on-screen keyboard is now run in xembed mode
- Addition of F1, F2, F3 hotkeys for accessibility menu items
- Users can now be switched from the username/password entries with up/down
- Restart/Power Off dialogs can now be cancelled with the Escape key
* Improvements when used as a Lock Screen:
- The screen is now blanked when locked and the greeter is started
* Background loading improvements:
- The background image is now loaded only once
- Memory leaks from pixmaps and X clients have been fixed
* Bugs fixed:
- Debian #718497: Last PAM error message not showing
- Debian #721510: Greeter panel clock fails with long date formats
- LP #1031421: Greeter doesn't select user's last session when using "Other"
- LP #1147914: Can't change the login window's position
- LP #1191509: Disabling language selector leaves strange artifact on the screen
- LP #1194694: move to password input if <enter> pressed after username input
- LP #1231134: support enter key to validate login entry
- LP #1232804: Improve "login greeter -> desktop" transition in Xubuntu
- LP #1251431: user background gets painted over background specified in config file
* Additional fixes:
- Fixed typo in language selection
- Fixed keyboard-focus with on-screen keyboard

0 blueprints and 8 bugs targeted

Bug report Importance Assignee Status
1257646 #1257646 Some texts cannot be translated, please update POT... (reappered in 14.04) 0 Unknown   10 Fix Released
1031421 #1031421 Greeter doesn't select user's last session when using "Other" 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1147914 #1147914 Can't change the login window's position 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
1194694 #1194694 Convenience: move to password input if <enter> pressed after username input 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
1191509 #1191509 Disabling language selector leaves strange artifact on the screen 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1231134 #1231134 support enter key to validate login entry 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1232804 #1232804 Improve "login greeter -> desktop" transition in Xubuntu 1 Undecided Alistair Buxton  10 Fix Released
1251431 #1251431 user background gets painted over background specified in config file 1 Undecided Alistair Buxton  10 Fix Released
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