Password expiring warning messages are displayed very short on GDM login and gnome-screensaver

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • When password of a user is about to expire, a warning message is shown on the GDM login dialog box.
  • The gnome-screensaver unlock dialog box shows the same warning message.
"You are required to change your password immediately (root enforced)"
"Changing password"
"Enter password"
  • Message is displayed for 1 seconds or even less making it hard to read for the user when logging in on the graphical console.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • gdm
  • gnome-screensaver

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