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I am currently set to automatically log into this machine and I would like to change that. However, when I go to User Accounts, I am no longer listed.

lightdm/users.conf file is as such:

[UserAccounts]
minimum-uid=500
hidden-users=nobody nobody4 noaccess
hidden-shells=/bin/false /usr/sbin/nologin

My current UID is 503, username is none of the listed hidden-users, and my shell is /bin/bash.

Running Ubuntu 13.04 with Unity on a Dell Optiplex 3010.

Also, greeter-show-manual-login=true had to be put in lightdm.conf so that I could log in because my account does not show up on the greeter either.

no account under My Account

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I was unaware that there was an account manager running. I solved this issue by editing /etc/login.defs, changing UID_MIN from 1000 to 500, and restarting.

You could probably get by just sudo service lightdm restart but I restarted the machine as I was also performing a distribution upgrade.

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