This simple tutorial will show you how to hide a particular user from Ubuntu 12.04 Precise’s LightDM login screen.

  • 1. Open terminal from the dash or press Ctrl+ALt+T.
  • 2. Execute this command to edit the /etc/lightdm/users.conf file.
    sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/users.conf
  • 3. Add the user name to the end of this line. For example, I’m going to hide user hannah from the login screen.
    hidden-users=nobody nobody4 noaccess hannah
  • 4. Restart machine and see effect!