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Re: f10 annoying bugs/enhancements: chooser



On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:37:15PM +0000, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> 2009/3/12 Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au>:
> > On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 11:05 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> >> This should work fine:
> >>
> >> $ su -               # enter root password at prompt
> >> $ GCONFSYS=$(gconftool-2 --get-default-source)
> >> $ gconftool-2 --config-source=$GCONFSYS --set /apps/gdm/simple-greeter/disable_user_list \
> >>   --type bool true
> >>
> >> Just tried it on my F10 box and it works like a charm.  You can't get
> >> rid of the "Other..." selection AFAICT, but all the other faces
> >> disappear as expected.  If you want the faces back, use "false."
> >
> > Doesn't change a thing, on Fedora 9.  And I have rebooted.  I've tried
> > something like that before, too (as posted on this list a week or so
> > ago), with the same lack of success.
> >
> > I should make it clear that I'm not trying to hide face pictures in the
> > chooser, I don't want any list of names.
> 
> I have a feeling that Paul's solution won't work because GDM in Fedora
> 9 (unless it's changed massively since I upgraded) isn't configured in
> GConf. You will probably find that my /etc/gdm/custom.conf solution
> works, because when I wrote that customisation in our organisational
> installer, that is what I was using.

Changing /etc/gdm/custom.conf doesn't work on F10, for sure. All it 
contained before I edited it was empty sections xdcmp, chooser, security,
and debug. I added:

[greeter]
browser=false

and it makes no diff at all.

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