Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118067
gdmlogin tells if the username was valid or not before user enters the password
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:38 EST
gdmlogin from gdm-126.96.36.199-1 tells if the username was valid or not
before user enters the password. This should be considered as a
If we want to tell the user when he last logged in, better place might
be the Gnome splash screen. Perhaps.
I second this. It's worse than knowing whether a username is valid or
not - people with access to a computer could find out when exactly
other users logged in to it.
Reminds me of Novell Client for Windows' default configuration which
is set to pre-fill the username box with the last logged-in user...
*** Bug 118679 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Note this is a configurable option and is now turned off by default.
*** Bug 118046 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***