Hide User Names on the Login Screen in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

This brief tutorial describes how to remove all user names from the login screen in Ubuntu 10.10 with LightDM as the desktop manager. If you’re familiar with Windows systems, then you know that it can be configured so that users must type a username as well as the account’s password before logging in. This adds another layer of security in that, an intruder will have to find out the right account name as well as the password for the account before he/she will be allowed to login. And this is what I’m going to show you in Ubuntu.

 

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Install / Upgrade to Thunderbird 9 in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

Thunderbird 9.0 is not currently available in Ubuntu default repository, but you don’t have to wait for it to get there before you install it. This brief tutorial shows you how to install Thunderbird 9 in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot). If you remember, Firefox 9 was released not too long ago, and both programs get updated around the same time, as they are developed by the same people. So, if you want to get ahead of the pack, continue below to learn how to install it in Ubuntu.

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