Re: How to disable display of user accounts at login prompt

On Sat, 2009-05-02 at 16:56 -0700, juszak yahoo com wrote:
> Hello, I just joined this list so I hope I am posting my question in
> the right place.
> I have Fedora 10 system running gnome. When the computer is booted the
> user is presented the option to login with a list of accounts or
> select "other". Instead I would like the user to have to type the
> username and not be given an indication of what user accounts exist on
> the system. This is a security requirement that may seem a bit
> silly... nevertheless I have to comply. I assume the behaviour of this
> login prompt is controlled by gnome and hopefully can be modified to
> meet my requirement. If anyone knows what the specific setting is to
> modify this bahaviour, I would greatly appreciate if you would let me
> know. Additionally, I would like to know how to configure this option
> from the command line or in a kickstart script.
> I googled around a little bit, but I'm either not hitting the right
> keywords or this isn't a popular thing to do. In any case, if there is
> documentation on this particular feature I would greatly appreciate
> somebody pointing me in the right direction.

There were big changes to the configuration a couple of
release cycles back.  I brought up this exact issue and
was assured it was still possible.

You'll probably get a better answer more quickly if you
send your question to gdm-list gnome org


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