LightDM: How To Disable The User List Or Guest Session

Quick tips for Ubuntu / LightDM users: if you want to hide the LightDM login screen user list and / or the Guest Session for security concerns, because there are too many users or whatever other reason, here’s how to do it.Default LightDM login screen (Unity Greeter) with user list and Guest Session enabled1. To […]

Install ‘LightDM’ Display Manager in Linux Mint 16 Petra

Install Lightdm Display Manager in Linux Mint 16 ‘Petra’LightDM is an X display manager that aims to be light, fast, extensible and multi-desktop. LightDM is a cross-desktop display manager that aims is to be the standard display manager for the X.org X server. The most user visible aspect of the display manager is the login […]

A new look for LightDM, Install LightDM GTK+ Greeter in Ubuntu via PPA

Install LightDM GTK+ Greeter in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal and If you have installed LightDM in Linux Mint 16/15/14LightDM Gtk+ Greeter used in Lubuntu, it is light-wright interface, the LightDM GTK+ Greeter provides Linux users a quick, reliable, and accessible login screen. With refreshed attention to detail and consideration for accessibility, this is […]

LightDM locker stable released, Install it in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring

Install Light-Locker in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 RaringLight-Locker is simple locker designed to work with LightDM, it is forked of gnome-screensaver and it’s aims to have secure, simple, and well integrated lock-screen with the desktop.Basically light-locker relies on LightDM for lock and unlock session via ConsoleKit/UPower or logind/systemd.LightDM has built-in support for user-switching and session-locking, […]

LightDM Session Locker `Light Locker` Sees First Stable Release

Light Locker, the new session locker for LightDM forked from GNOME Screensaver, has reached version 1.0 (stable).According to its GitHub description, Light Locker aims to be simple, secure and well integrated with the desktop while not carrying any desktop-specific dependencies.Using it, LightDM will be used for screen locking so the lock screen will look identical […]

Light Locker: A New Session Locker For LightDM

Light Locker is a new session locker for LightDM forked from GNOME Screensaver (3.6.1). The tool doesn’t have any desktop-specific dependencies and it locks and unlocks the session via ConsoleKit / UPower or logind / systemd.The locker displays a message on a black background saying that the session has been locked and after a few [...]

Ubuntu: LightDM Black Screen When Using SSD Workaround

Some Ubuntu users are reporting LightDM errors when using a SDD: about half the time when starting the computer, LightDM (the default Ubuntu display manager) doesn’t load correctly and only a black screen and a blinking command line cursor shows up. The issue isn’t limited to those who are using a SSD, but it’s a [...]