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How do I hide a user from the login list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide users from the login screen? I'm setting Ubuntu 10.10 up on my father's desktop and have two user accounts, his and mine (for remote administration purposes). How ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 / Gnome 3: Hide users from login screen [duplicate]

I have a few users in my system which I only use for specific applications, but I never want to log in as these users from the login screen. I would like to keep the users, but remove them from the ...
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Hidden accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide users from the login screen? When you start up Ubuntu, it displays the usernames you can log on as as well as an "Other" option, where you are then prompted to ...
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exlude users from display manager [duplicate]

I just did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. To not break anything, I created the default user during install, but I neither need nor want it. I added my usual users (UIDs > 10000), which work ...
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How to hide recent files and most used apps?

How can I hide recent files that my Ubuntu Netbook's unity menu shows when I click on the files and folder icon? Okay ! I watch porn sometimes and right after that it appears in the files and folder ...
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Is there a way to create a hidden account?

For privacy reasons I want to create an account that is invisible to other users (even another administrator) and can be only reached by directly typing the user name in. Is that possible?
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users disappear from options menu when given uids under 1000

I wanted to stop particular user names appearing in the list of names at the log in screen. I remembered reading that this could be achieved by changing the user id of the account to something less ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 (Gnome) create user without graphical interface

I'm trying to create user who is hidden. I would don`t see this user on GUI welcome screen. I need that user only to administrate some applications.
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Hide a particular account from user accounts

How to hide a particular administrator account from user accounts in system settings? I need it for security reasons. Is it possible?
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Why do MS-SQL and RStudio have users on my log-in screen?

I attempted to log in today and discovered that I had more users than I thought. It seems that both MS-SQL and RStudio users exist on my PC and are visible on my log-in screen. I've ran SQL on my ...
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