don't show usernames

Wes James comptekki at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 23:05:05 UTC 2012


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> On 11/08/2012 10:20 AM, Wes James wrote:
> > I have xubuntu 12.04 x32.  Is there a way to not show usernames on the
> > login screen.  I looked in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf, but that did having
> > anything and I looked up the options online, but don't see a way to just
> > have a login screen that shows an empty username and password (not a
> > dropdown list of users).
>
> $ gksu gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
>
> add this line and save:
>
> greeter-hide-users=true
>
> Do an Alt-F1, login and then issue:
>
> $ sudo service lightdm restart
>
> Note: if you'd also like to disable the Guest Session login, also add:
>
> allow-guest=false
>
>
>
>
Ok - thanks, I appreciate it.

wes
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