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How can I enable the "Other User" option for the login manager in ubuntu 12.04? This was available in older versions of Ubuntu for use in logging in with a user-id other than those listed on the login manager.

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Other? As in guest? –  Ross Fleming May 23 '12 at 5:52
    
no, actually I mean "Other" for another user account. Just like in 11.10 , –  Janyloser May 23 '12 at 8:19
    
askubuntu.com/q/135053/45659 Is this what you are looking for? –  Mahesh May 23 '12 at 8:28
    
yeah, but that one is not really what I'm looking for... –  Janyloser May 23 '12 at 8:53

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Add greeter-show-manual-login=true to file /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf. For example:

[SeatDefaults]
greeter-session=unity-greeter
user-session=ubuntu
greeter-show-manual-login=true
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Is is possible to only show manual login? (to hide possible users) –  gsedej Sep 20 '12 at 13:40
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Add greeter-hide-users=true line. –  ciastek Sep 20 '12 at 15:02

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