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How do you display the login window as a list of users instead of having to type the username? I have Debian XFCE on a Powerbook G4.


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If you are using GDM (that screenshot looks a bit like GDM), go into the gdm settings, e.g. with gdmsetup, and enable the face list browser or whatever it is called. – jw013 Jan 1 '12 at 2:44

Also in gdmsetup

Click the Users tab, and add the usernames that you want to have displayed in the face browser.

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I don't think xdm supports this. Install Gdm or Kdm. You don't need to use a display manager (a system setting) that matches your desktop environment (a user setting).

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That picture looks nothing like xdm though, so it must be a more modern display manager. (At least upstream xdm has no ability to choose language or session.) – alanc Jan 1 '12 at 2:28

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