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Is it possible to remove the drop down box with the list of users on the login window to Lubuntu and replace it with a text field that forces the user to type in both the Username and Password. Currently you are able to select a username from the drop down menu and I would like to disable this feature. I have been unable to find any answers to this in the forums so far.

Thank you

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Type following to edit lxdm.conf:

sudo gedit /etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf

For Lubuntu it is :

sudo gedit /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf.

Now search for following line

[userlist] ##if disable the user list control at greeter disable=0

Change the disable=0 to disable=1

Now you will get textbox instead of userlist to enter username at login screen.

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In /etc/lxdm there is only default.conf. I edited that as you suggested and rebooted but it still kept the usernames in the list. I also tried editing /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf with the same setting but with no luck. Any other advice? – CmdSpaceRun Mar 6 '14 at 20:12
Have you rebooted your system? – g_p Mar 6 '14 at 20:26
Yes on both attempts – CmdSpaceRun Mar 6 '14 at 20:39
I have installed lxdm in my system and above configuration is working fine. Let me google about your problem. – g_p Mar 6 '14 at 20:41
try sudo update-alternatives --config lxdm.conf,select prefered config and try again. – g_p Mar 6 '14 at 20:54

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