Linux Mint Mate Customize the Lock screen messages and hide username and real name

This is a security hole in my opinion and should be plugged by editing the lock screen ui layout:

 

vi /usr/share/mate-screensaver/lock-dialog-default.ui

 

#find these objects and set the visible property to false
object class="GtkLabel" id="note-tab-label"
object class="GtkLabel" id="auth-username-label>
object class="GtkLabel" id="auth-realname-label"

 

Actually I had to remove the entire child statement:

 


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