Re: gdm stuff

Daniel Burrows wrote:

>   Hmm, I was in a hurry. :-)  Even on Debian that's not quite right, it ought
> to hide a larger range than it does (I think the real UIDs stop around 6000).
> The other two are more work and have problems--for example, the 'dummy'
> accounts on my system have their shell set to /bin/sh and several own their
> home directories (www-data for example).  Is there any reliable, portable way
> to find out which UIDs are real?  (perhaps see which accounts have a locked-out
> password but that requires root privs, at least on a system with shadow
> passwords; I believe gdmgreeter runs as gdm)

KDM (the login from KDE) displays the account only if there is a real name in
Additional you have the possibility to force accounts to show/hide.
Why not use the same algorithm in GDM?


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