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gdmsetup(1m)							   User Commands						      gdmsetup(1m)

gdmsetup - GDM Configuration Tool SYNOPSIS
gdmsetup [gnome-std-options] DESCRIPTION
gdmsetup provides a graphical interface that enables you to modify the GDM configuration file, custom.conf. gdmsetup can only be run as the root user. If the "greeter/ConfigAvailable" GDM configuration is set to "true", then users can access gdmsetup from the login screen, but still need to enter the root password before allowed to modify any configuration setting. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: gnome-std-options Standard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5) for more information. EXTENDED DESCRIPTION
gdmsetup has five tabs: Local, Remote, Accessibility, Security and XDMCP. The following sections describe the configuration options that you can edit. The affected custom.conf section-key pair is listed in paren- theses. Local Allows the configuration of how GDM behaves on the console. o Whether the local greeter program is the Themed, Plain, or Plain with Face Browser (daemon/Greeter) o Show actions menu (greeter/SystemMenu) o Allow configuration from the login screen (greeter/ConfigAvailable) o Allow running XDMCP chooser from the login screen (greeter/ChooserButton) o Local Welcome string (greeter/Welcome) o If Themed greeter, set theme selection (greeter - GraphicalTheme) o If Themed greeter, install new theme o If Themed greeter, delete theme o If Plain greeter, set background image selection as none, image, or color (greeter/BackgroundType) o If Plain greeter, set background image (greeter/BackgroundImage) o If Plain greeter, scale background image to fit (greeter/BackgroundScaleToFit) o If Plain greeter, set background color (greeter/BackgroundColor) o Logo image (greeter/Logo) Local Allows the configuration of how GDM behaves for remote displays via XDMCP. If remote login is enabled, the "Configure XDMCP" button allows the configuration of XDMCP parameters described below. o Whether the remote greeter program is Disabled, enabled using same GUI than Local, or enabled and using a different GUI than Local (daemon/RemoteGreeter). o Remote Welcome string (greeter/RemoteWelcome) o If Plain greeter, whether background color is shown on remote displays (greeter/BackgroundRemoteOnlyColor) o Enable XDMCP (xdmcp/Enable) o Honor indirect requests (xdmcp/HonorIndirect) o Listen on UDP port (xdmcp/Port) o Maximum pending requests (xdmcp/MaxPending) o Maximum pending indirect requests (xdmcp/MaxPendingIndirect) o Maximum remote sessions (xdmcp/MaxSessions) o Maximum wait time (xdmcp/MaxWait) o Maximum indirect wait time (xdmcp/MaxWaitIndirect) o Displays per host (xdmcp/DisplaysPerHost) o Ping interval in seconds (xdmcp/PingIntervalSeconds) Accessibility Allows the user to configure accessibility features in GDM. o Enable accessible login (daemon/AddGtkModules) o Allow users to change fonts and colors of plain greeter (gui/AddAllowGtkThemeChange) o Make a sound when login window is ready (greeter/SoundOnLogin) o Login start sound selection (greeter/SoundOnLogin, greeter/SoundOnLoginFile) o Successful login sound selection (greeter/SoundOnLoginSuccess, greeter/SoundOnLoginSuccessFile) o Failed login sound selection (greeter/SoundOnLoginFailure, greeter/SoundOnLoginFailureFile) Security Configuration choices that affect security. The "Configure X Server" button allows the user to configure the displays found in the [servers] section of the GDM configuration. o Automatic Login selection (daemon/AutomaticLoginEnable) o Automatic Login username (daemon/AutomaticLogin) o Timed Login Selection (daemon/TimedLoginEnable) o Timed Login username (daemon/TimedLogin) o Timed Login delay (daemon/TimedLoginDelay) o Allow remote timed logins (security/AllowRemoteAutoLogin) o Allow root to login with GDM (security/AllowRoot) o Allow root to login remotely with GDM (security/AllowRemoteRoot) o Enable debug messages to system log (debug/Enable) o Always disallow TCP connections to Xserver (security/DisallowTCP) Users Configure the Face Browser behavior. o Show all users in /etc/passwd in Face Browser (greeter/IncludeAll) o Users to include in Face Browser (greeter/Include) o Users to exclude in Face Browser (greeter/Exclude) FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/sbin/gdmsetup Executable for GDM Configuration Tool /etc/X11/gdm/custom.confContains GDM configuration and documentation, can be modified by gdmsetup ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-display-mgr | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. gdmXnestchooser(1), gdmdynamic(1), gdmflexiserver(1), gdmphotosetup(1), gdmthemetester(1), gdm(1m), gdm-restart(1m), attributes(5), gnome- std-options(5) NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2004, 2006. SunOS 5.11 1 Sep 2004 gdmsetup(1m)