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Disable Guest Login on Ubuntu 12.04 LightDM

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http://ubuntuguide.net – In Ubuntu lightdm log-in screen, guest session can be logged in without a password. Although guest gets lower privilege and can’t run sudo command, you can remove it from login screen via following way. Edit LightDM configuration file “/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf”. This need root privilege, use sudo nautilus command to start file browser with super user. Or run this command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T): sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf Add this line and save the file: allow-guest=false Now restart lightdm or reboot to see effect, to restart lightdm execute: sudo restart lightdm (HowTos)