gdm Question

Todd Zullinger tmz at
Tue Feb 26 23:57:38 UTC 2008

TNWestTex wrote:
> I have an F8 system that lists "hsqldb" as one of the users on the
> login screen.  The system is not connected to the internet and I am
> the only one with access.  The hsqldb rpm is installed.  I see it as
> an entry in system-config-users but can't figure out why.

The package creates that user.  The specfile for
creates this user with uid 96.  The default configuration for the GDM
login manager should not show any users with a uid less than 500.

Does the hsqldb user on your system have a uid other than 96 / greater
than 500?

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