change name error

Asked by Charles Profitt

I get the following message:

Changing your name will change your public OpenID identifier. This means that you might be locked out of certain sites where you used it, or that somebody could create a new profile with the same name and log in as you on these third-party sites. See for more information.

You may have used your identifier on the following sites:

If you click 'Save' again, we will rename your account anyway.

I hit save again and just get the same message.

I would like to change my name to privatevoid




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Māris Fogels (mars) said :

Hi PrivateVoid,

This has been fixed in the current version of launchpad. Please try renaming your account again, and let us know if you have any problems.


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Thomas (teclab-at) said :

Seems that I'am having the same problem - I get something like access denied when I try to change my name from tomber-gmx to

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Curtis Hovey (sinzui) said :

tombert, if you ask your own question at I can help you.

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