And the 2nd point is also an "user" problem.

When we use the dconf-editor GUI we are changing the dconf keys for the
user that executes the command, usually your personal user. So changing
it from there has no effect because the user that launches the greeter
is different; 'gdm'.

So the solution is change the dconf key for the user 'gdm'.

I don't know how to do it from the dconf-editor GUI so I give the old
fashion way:

Using root:

- Create a file named '/etc/dconf/profile/gdm' with this contents:


- Create a file named '/etc/dconf/db/gdm.d/50-disable-user-list' with this 

- Execute the command 'sudo dconf update'

And that's all. It changes the dconf setting for user 'gdm' and after
reboot the greeter works as expected: asking for the user instead of
showing the users list.

And this solution works in both Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 18.04 Beta 2!!!

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  gdm3 doesn't start with disable-user-list=true option enabled

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