Comment 19 for bug 857651

> Add a case for users defined but not allowed to log in:
>
> Certain kinds of sandbox users, for example users which are sudo
> switched to, to perform actions which one might not like to perform as a
> regular user with login capability.

I think this was in the original bug report, but I agree. I use this a lot an frequently have to figure out "ok, was I just trying to log into packaging-test, server-test, vm-test or me?".

> This is a traditional admin technique, actually.
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> Title:
> Unable to hide users from login screen / user switcher
>
> Status in D-Bus interfaces for querying and manipulating user account information:
> Confirmed
> Status in “accountsservice” package in Ubuntu:
> Triaged
> Status in “lightdm” package in Ubuntu:
> Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> Users that I have appended to the 'hidden-users' field in
> /etc/lightdm/users.conf are not actually hidden. They are still listed
> on the login screen and in Unity's user switching menu.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
> Package: lightdm 0.9.7-0ubuntu1
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
> Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
> Architecture: amd64
> Date: Fri Sep 23 11:44:29 2011
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta amd64 (20110413)
> SourcePackage: lightdm
> UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-23 (0 days ago)
> mtime.conffile..etc.lightdm.users.conf: 2011-09-23T08:46:55.039175
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