[CentOS] centos6 not using /etc/gdm/custom.conf

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 17:02:30 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> On Friday, July 22, 2011 02:10:22 PM Tom H wrote:
>> You can use "sudo -u gdm gconftool-2
>> /apps/gdm/simple-greeter/disable_user_list --set --type=boolean true"
>> because the "gdm" user controls the login screen but the above works
>> too because it makes that setting default for all users. You can also
>> make it mandatory with "gconftool-2 --config-source
>> xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory
>> /apps/gdm/simple-greeter/disable_user_list --set --type=boolean true".
> Thanks for the full syntax; even though this is one of the first things
> I do on all new installs.
> Since my normal use machine runs KDE, and I use KDM on it, it's
> not something that I have to deal with on my own box....

You're welcome. I've given up on GNOME (even Unity) for this and other reasons.

KDE just feels too alien so I'm using LXDE or Fluxbox...

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