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This question documents how we used to inflict the mandatory login banners required on our Linux machines at work. Unfortunately, this procedure is no longer effective with Gnome 3 in Fedora 15 & 16. Gnome 3 seems to ignore the banner_message fields in gconf-editor.

Does Gnome 3 provide an equivalent procedure that allows us to present a warning message to users prior to login?

NOTE: Moving this line of inquiry to here: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/38420/how-do-you-implement-a-login-warning-banner-in-gnome-3

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closed as off topic by SvW, coredump, Khaled, EEAA, jscott May 12 '12 at 1:41

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