Password Changing for Normal User

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Wed Mar 1 22:07:16 UTC 2006

David Timms wrote:

> Uno Engborg wrote:
>> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
>>> Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed that there is no menu 
>>> entry in
>>> GNOME for a user to change their own password in FC5T3? That means they
>> You find it as a button in the new "About Me" dialog.
>> ("Desktop->Preferences->About Me")
> Given that good security is based on having strong passwords that 
> change over time, hiding the capability under About Me is really no 
> go. It's probably to late to change for FC5, but I would suggest at 
> the minimum changing the hint that is shown when the mouse is held 
> over the About Me entry from:
> Set your personal information
> to:
> Set your personal information and user password
> And the title to "About me and my account". (or login)
> There would then be a slim chance that a user would actually find it! 
> What do others think ?

Seems like useful enhancements to me. Can you file a RFE?


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