[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#752191: lightdm: Settings changed in lightdm.conf are ignored

Steven Groves sgroves66 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 21:01:41 UTC 2014

Package: lightdm
Version: 1.10.1-3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?
I wanted to have the list of users shown at login
   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
I edited lightdm.conf to "greeter-hide-users = false
   * What was the outcome of this action?
no effect

I also tried to change other settings,
  allow guest
  and autologin
there was no effect with these changes also

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-updates'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.14-1-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages lightdm depends on:
ii  adduser                                3.113+nmu3
ii  consolekit                             0.4.6-4
ii  dbus                                   1.8.4-1
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                  1.5.53
ii  libc6                                  2.19-1
ii  libgcrypt11                            1.5.3-4
ii  libglib2.0-0                           2.40.0-3
ii  libpam-systemd                         204-8
ii  libpam0g                               1.1.8-3
ii  libxcb1                                1.10-3
ii  libxdmcp6                              1:1.1.1-1
ii  lightdm-gtk-greeter [lightdm-greeter]  1.8.5-1

Versions of packages lightdm recommends:
ii  xserver-xorg  1:7.7+7

Versions of packages lightdm suggests:
ii  accountsservice  0.6.37-1
ii  upower           0.9.23-2+b2

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf changed:
greeter-hide-users = False
allow-guest = True if guest login is allowed
autologin-user= sgroves

-- debconf information:
  lightdm/daemon_name: /usr/sbin/lightdm
* shared/default-x-display-manager: lightdm

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