Re: gdm stuff

On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Daniel Burrows wrote:

>   I just got the latest gdm from CVS and it seems to be working pretty nicely.
> I made a patch to keep it from displaying all the accounts such as mail, nobody,
> and so on; I don't know if this is the Right Way but it works on my system.  It
> hides all accounts in the browser except for UID 0 and UIDs between 1000 and
> 65534.

Nice, except that RedHat (and possibly others) start their "real" user
IDs at 500.

Alternatively, you may want to check if they have a shell listed in
/etc/shells and possibly that they own their home directory.


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