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Re: f10 annoying bugs/enhancements: chooser



On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 10:54:53AM +0100, François Patte wrote:
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> Le 12/03/2009 16:05, Paul W. Frields a écrit :
> > On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 12:27:40AM +1030, Tim wrote:
> >> Sharpe, Sam J:
> >>>> Add or edit /etc/gdm/custom.conf and add this section:
> >>>>
> >>>> [greeter]
> >>>> Browser=false
> >>>>
> >>>> Then restart gdm...
> >> fred smith:
> >>> This doesn't seem to work in F10. I remember seeing other posts on it,
> >>> and the consensus was th at a lot of the configurability has been disabled,
> >>> including the ability to control the font size (which on my eeepc is HUGE
> >>> on the small screen).
> >>>
> >>> Allegedly, replacing it with the one from F9 solves the proglem, though
> >>> I haven't tried that.
> >> Well, I'm using Fedora 9, and nothing that I've tried stops that damn
> >> user list appearing on GDM.  Neither does anything stop the inclusion of
> >> names I want excluded.  I've even tried changing the background image,
> >> and it ignores that instruction, too.
> >>
> >> I've got no kind words for the thing.  It's not configurable.  It's slow
> >> to fire up, *much* slower than the GDM logon screen on Fedora 7.  Every
> >> log on requires cursoring through the list, or typing the name, since it
> >> NEVER starts with reselecting the same name that logged in previously,
> >> nor does the list appear to be in any detectable sorting order (user ID,
> >> user name, real name, nothing).
> >>
> >> I tried using XDM, instead, but it doesn't start something that Gnome
> >> needs to run.  I don't want *anything* to do with KDE on my system, so
> >> KDM's not getting a look in.
> >>
> >> Just a straight type in username and password box, as it used to be,
> >> would suit me.
> > 
> > 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
> 
> It worked for me too on f10.

Really! Didn't do anything visibly useful on my f10. Perhaps I should
try it agagian.
> 
> Have you any other tips like this to change the language: I would like
> the chooser in French, or the image which is quite nice when you use one
> screen but become ugly when spread on two screens...
> 
> I am wondering why there is not a more friendly way to configure all this..
> 
> Thanks.
> 
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