[arch-general] graphical display management

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Thu Mar 27 13:21:02 EDT 2014

On 2014-03-25 15:59, arch-general-request at archlinux.org wrote:
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:15:27 +0100
> From: Guus Snijders <gsnijders at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] graphical display management
> Ok. Could you try resetting the password for user a?
> You could do this (as root) with:
> passwd a
> And then try again to login to a tty.

This was successful thanks, but the dvorak keyboard layout is not 
recognised at the graphical sign-in prompt. The layout is recognised 
when a command terminal is opened within the graphical user session.

> Just to be sure: you do realise that the password shown in /etc/shadow
> is the encrypted password and not the literal string to type in?
> (no offence).

Using 'less' to access the file, the password is visible as literal 

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