F18 lightdm login banner user list suppress

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – To help improve security, many orgs require a console gui login to suppress a list of valid usernames, require a user to type both a valid username plus its associated password, and also to display a login security text banner consisting of a few hundred characters typically on several lines of text. Setting this up under the past few Fedora releases has become increasingly mysterious and difficult. My latest F18 install is using alternatives of xfce and mate desktop environments, and I see that the display manager is now lightdm. I've located the lightdm configuration area under /etc/l (HowTos)