LightDM (Lightweight Display Manager) is a Display Manager for the X.org X server.

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How do I enable auto-login in LightDM?

I want user foo to auto-login using LightDM (which has been used by Ubuntu since version 11.10). How would I do that?
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Is the OpenGL greeter (facebrowser) still on the table?

A few years ago, there was an OpenGL greeter (GDM Facebrowser), which would narrow down the user list as you type the user name. Here is the video: link. Can someone tell me if it is still under ...
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How do I use LightDM with GNOME3?

I just installed GNOME3 following the steps from another question sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell then ...
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Is it possible to use LightDM in 11.04?

O we know 11.10 will use LightDM instead of GDM. My question is can I use it in 11.04 already or would that not be advisable?
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How to make the lock screen look like the login screen?

Is there any way to make the login screen from a locked session (either by using Ctrl+Alt+L or from a screen timeout) look like the login screen when you're starting a new session? I hate that ...
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how do I recreate my ubuntu account?

I ran sudo apt-get remove wine* and it removed my account. When I try to log in a nivida screen flashes (that's normal) and then I'm back at the log in screen. What can I do? I have files that I don't ...
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Remote login with graphical display manager (GDM, LightDM)

Is it possible to remotely (via ssh) make a login to GDM? I'll explain a situation in which I'd need this: I'm on my laptop and connect to my desktop via ssh. I realize there are some updates ...
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How do I disable the drum beat sound on the login screen?

I would have expected System ▸ Administration ▸ Login Screen ▸ Play login sound to control this, but unchecking it does not prevent the drum beat sound from playing.