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Re: gdm Create User



On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 03:22:12PM -0500, Douglas McClendon wrote:
> Since I seem to have helped start this thread with some random comments 
> username spawning create-user process, then the disabling of the feature 
> for security reasons should be advertised right next to the disablement 
> of the face-login feature, for the same reasons.

Its in the gdm config tool as standard in Gnome

> Again, it all boils down to threat models, and the balance of 
> convenience with respect to providing the most benefit for what is 

In a system with serious threats (or integrity requirements) the PC is
probably in a locked box somewhat remote from you and the login box
says something like "Insert smartcard and type PIN on smartcard reader *ONLY*"


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