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Re: f10 gdm user hide



On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 02:03 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Frank Cox wrote:
> > Is there any way to remove a user's name from the list on the initial gdm
> > login screen?
> 
> > Related:  Is there a way to reorganize the names?  For example, if the
> > list has Fred at the top and Sally under that, can the order be reversed
> > so Sally is on top?
> 
> > Scaling back my question again, does anyone know how to set the default
> > username that is initially selected when gdm starts?  So if it's Fred's
> > machine he doesn't always have to move the pointer off of Sally first
> > before he logs in.
> 
> I'd suggest trying KDM, which can actually be configured.
> 
> su -
> yum install kdebase-workspace
> echo 'DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"' >/etc/sysconfig/desktop
> reboot
> 
> (That's really "KDE" there, not "KDM".)
> If you want to make sure GNOME is the default desktop, you can add:
> echo 'DESKTOP="GNOME"' >>/etc/sysconfig/desktop
> Likewise, DESKTOP="KDE" makes KDE the systemwide default.
> 
> Then you can set up KDM through systemsettings (the KDE configuration tool).
> 
> You may lose some GNOME integration though (e.g. fast user switching),
> because obviously KDM was primarily designed for KDE.
----
+1 for KDM

I've been able to edit themes rather simply and get some nice custom
login screens and company backgrounds.

Craig


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