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by mudshark
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] login screen can't change username
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: login screen can't change username

thanks, but my own reply above is the solution, I don't want a user list (we have lots of users) but simply an input box that you put the username in.
by mudshark
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] login screen can't change username
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: login screen can't change username

solved - under 'login window' -> 'Users' tab there is the option 'Allow Manual login' with this set to 'on' it adds the option to enter a username.

PS no Arc-* anything appeared under Themes

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by mudshark
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] login screen can't change username
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: login screen can't change username

actually now I've ran startx as a NIS user and rebooted that NIS user appears on the login with the local user! :)
however to get a username box I'll try your suggestion, cheers
by mudshark
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] login screen can't change username
Replies: 5
Views: 380

[SOLVED] login screen can't change username

stupid question, I have now configured NIS on my fresh install how can I change the user name on the login screen (i.e. get a username box), only the name of the user I created at install time appears, at the moment I'm logging in on the first virtual terminal and running startx
by mudshark
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: /etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq - DNS not working
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: /etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq

OK the simple solution was to edit (vim isn't installed by default!! WTAF ?) /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and comment out (add a #) to the line dns=dnsmasq because for some bizarre reason NetworkManager's default is to use a local DNS server, DNS Cache and router advertiser i.e. dnsmasq a...
by mudshark
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: /etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq - DNS not working
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: /etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq

will this not interfere with the DNS servers when the laptop moves onto wireless networks? (and/or gets different DHCP information from a different network) When I put the laptop onto wireless networks DNS lookups work despite the resolve.conf only having 127.0.1.1 as a nameserver, so I'm assuming t...
by mudshark
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: /etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq - DNS not working
Replies: 3
Views: 958

/etc/resolv.conf - dnsmasq - DNS not working

Hi all, I've only just started looking at mint (long, long time user of redhat based distros) so possible I'm missing something simple. Have downloaded the latest cinnamon 18.3 I first installed mint on a new laptop for one of our users, I put it in our DHCP server and put it on the wired network as...

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