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Old 12-20-2004, 10:23 PM   #1
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User issue


Ok, I created a user called friends for my ProFTP server and changed the /etc/passwd file so this user could not log in to a shell at all and when I created the user I did not create a home directory so a gui will not log in either.

However, when I boot the system (using graphical boot) I get the option to select this user. Is there a way to remove that user from the options list somewhere?
 
Old 12-20-2004, 10:26 PM   #2
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Which graphical login manager are we talking about? xdm, gdm or kdm.
 
Old 12-20-2004, 10:49 PM   #3
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how do I find this out?
 
Old 12-21-2004, 01:11 AM   #4
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OK, I found it, I'm using MdkKDM (Mandrakelinux Display Manager)
 
Old 12-21-2004, 03:06 PM   #5
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Thats a kdm derivative as far as I recall. Look in the Control Centre Under System Administration->Login Manager Click Adminstator Mode and click the Users Tab.

There is a list of users down the middle, simply click the one you wish to hide. then hit apply.
 
  


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