[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#765589: Bug#765589: lightdm: greeter-hide-users=true in 01_debian.conf
corsac at debian.org
Thu Oct 16 14:04:20 UTC 2014
On jeu., 2014-10-16 at 15:42 +0200, Alex Andreotti wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 03:34:38PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On jeu., 2014-10-16 at 15:31 +0200, Alex Andreotti wrote:
> > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 03:23:28PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > > control: tag -1 unreproducible moreinfo
> > > > On jeu., 2014-10-16 at 15:02 +0200, Alex Andreotti wrote:
> > > > > Package: lightdm
> > > > > Version: 1.10.3-1
> > > > > Severity: wishlist
> > > > >
> > > > > Hello dear Maintainer,
> > > > >
> > > > > I would like to know if is really necessary to declare greeter-hide-users=true
> > > > > in /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf
> > > >
> > > > Yes, I don't want to expose each and every users of each and every
> > > > Debian box running LightDM.
> > >
> > > Ok, but isn't already set by default to true on /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf?
> > No, default is false.
> Isn't this a countersense? Why not setting it true here by default and
> leave from 01_debian.conf?
Because lightdm.conf comes from upstream (so we don't need to patch it
manually) and is usually modified (with tracking) by the box
> > >
> > > > > I like to set it to false and have to do it on every lightdm upgrade,
> > > > > /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf override /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf,
> > > > > is this wanted/expected?
> > > >
> > > > Here editing /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf works just fine, it overrides
> > > > correctly settings from /usr/share.
> > >
> > > So, how do I check why on my system /usr/share win?
> > Check lightdm --show-config which will show you from where the variables
> > are set (to a different value than the default):
> > root at scapa:~# lightdm --show-config
> > [SeatDefaults]
> > A greeter-session=lightdm-greeter
> > B greeter-hide-users=false
> > A session-wrapper=/etc/X11/Xsession
> > Sources:
> > A /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf
> > B /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
> So, I tried setting it to true on 01_debian.conf:
> lightdm --show-config
> [sudo] password for alex:
> A greeter-session=lightdm-greeter
> A greeter-hide-users=true
> A session-wrapper=/etc/X11/Xsession
> B greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter
> B greeter-hide-users=false
> B greeter-allow-guest=false
> A /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf
> B /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
> It show correct order but on boot it ask for username...
Well, that looks obvious to me… Compare with my output, and look at the
session () names… You're defining greeter-hide-users in the wrong
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