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I recently upgraded a machine from XUbuntu 12.10 and now the login screen has a blank silhouette that looks like the Facebook empty profile picture. How do I disable this and get back to just username and password fields at login? (I like the rest of lightdm so I would like to stick with it.)

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It is not possible in current version (greeter always display icon - user avatar, icon configured in .conf or default). You can write feature-request if you think that such option is necessary: https://launchpad.net/lightdm-gtk-greeter

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Do feature requests also go under bug reports? –  Trevor Alexander Jun 24 '14 at 19:01
Yes, use bug tracker. –  user297453 Jun 24 '14 at 20:24

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