it seems that there is a bug in the login procedure of the kdm environment.
If you type your passwd when prompted for it and afterwards try to mark the
invisible passwd with the mouse, it suddenly becomes visible.
I don't think it's that dangerous, but there might be a situation where you
cannot end your login-sequence and someone else is able to access your
I did not check the code yet, because I do not use kdm. But maybe
I'll have a look later.
This bug was reported by email@example.com in de.comp.os.linux.x
Sascha Runschke eMail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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