User displayed as "Invalid UTF-8" on right side of task bar

Asked by David W. Walter on 2011-10-17

After the upgrade to 11.10 the user ID on the right side of the task bar is displayed as "Invalid UTF-8". This machine has several user accounts installed on it. They all seem to work OK (log in/out, permissions, etc.) Looking at System Settings --> User Accounts all user accounts are indicated correctly. Any ideas on how I can get the Task Bar to display the account that is logged in to?

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Roberto Mosca (robmosca) said : #1

Dear David,

please have a look at Bug #874194l I think someone is already working on it.

Roberto

David W. Walter (dwalter42) said : #2

It looks like Bug Report #874194 may be related. But how do I fix it on my
system?

Dave

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Roberto Mosca <
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> please have a look at Bug #874194l I think someone is already working on
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> Roberto
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