lightdm with login user names?

Edwin Pujols edwinpm5 at
Wed May 7 18:06:42 CEST 2014

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Ulli Horlacher <
framstag at> wrote:

> As far as I know, lightdm is not part of XFCE, but many users like me use
> xubuntu which has lightdm as default display manager.
> lightdm displays real names instead of user names on the login screen.
> Is it possible to configure lightdm to display the UNIX user names?
> A simple User/Password login form would be ok, too.

​AFAIK, what you are referring to is not LightDM per se, but
lightdm-gtk-greeter. Also, your question would be more appropriately asked
on Xubuntu's mailing list or LightDM's mailing list, since as you said
LightDM is not part of the Xfce project.​

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