[CentOS] CentOS 6.3 - KDE login screen configuration problems

Tue Nov 20 17:45:30 UTC 2012
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

John Horne wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-11-19 at 21:04 -0500, Ted Miller wrote:
>> On 11/19/2012 07:25 AM, John Horne wrote:
>>> The problem is that we would like to configure the login screen, so that
>>> it does not show the user list, that it does not allow the shutdown or
>>> reboot commands (from the login screen), and if possible to remove the
>>> 30 second confirmation timer that occurs when logout (via 'leave') is
>>> selected.
>>> I have gone into the 'System settings->Advanced->Login screen', and
>>> disabled both local and remote shutdowns and reboots. I have also
>>> disabled the showing of the user list, and disabled logout
>>> confirmations.
>> Are you actually using KDE login?  I believe that by default Centos uses
>> the GDM Gnome login, even when you install KDE.  I am running Centos6 with
>> KDE, but I am quite certain that my login is still the default.  Before
>> upgrading this machine I was running Centos5, and I jumped through a bunch
>> of hoops to enable the KDE login screen, KDM.  I just checked, KDM is
>> installed, but I am quite certain it is not enabled.
> Hello,
> I basically set the same settings, using the same method, as I did for
> my Fedora PC. As said, that works. So configuring KDE using the 'system
> settings' works in Fedora, but not in CentOS.

well, *are* you using kdm?? what's the output of
ps aux | egrep 'kdm|gdm'