I have elementary OS 6 (Odin) installed and I need to have the Greeter require a username to be typed in rather than selected from a list. Existing users should be completely hidden from anyone accessing the system.

How can I do this?

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Tengo instalado elementary os 6 odin y requiero que al presentarse la pantalla de login me permita ingresar el usuario y luego la clave. Actualmente me presenta los usuarios que tengo creados y debo seleccionar uno de ellos

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There is a greeter-hide-users switch available for use in the configuration and can be used together with greeter-show-manual-login.

What works for me is a /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-custom.conf file with the following content:


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