I do not want to see the Guest account on my login screen.

How do I disable it?

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A more convenient way to disable the guest login is:

Open System Settings and navigate to User Accounts.
Then select Guest Session and unlock the settings by authenticating with your user password:


You can now easily disable the guest session:

disabled guest session


Open up the pantheon-greeter config file:

sudo vim /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/40-pantheon-greeter.conf

Add the following line and save:



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