auto login

Net Llama! netllama at
Wed Sep 11 03:41:50 CEST 2002

Joe Klemmer wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-09-10 at 12:56, Mattias Thuresson wrote:
>>My file server has so far resisted all attempts at making
>>it auto login into a window manager. However, I recently discovered
>>userdrake, who has a setting for this. Unfortunately, the
>>only wm that it will auto login is Gnome. Even if I use
>>the settings both in userdrake and Mandrake Control Center
>>to have it log on to XFCe, it doesn't help. Still Gnome.
>>What do I do wrong?
> 	Auto login?  You mean like when it boots up it keeps going and starts
> the WM with a user ID.  No entering name and passwd?  That is what
> you're doing wrong, in my opinion.  Auto login for anything except a
> desktop system not connected to the net is to dangerous, IMO.

And this is a fileserver to boot.  Why do you need X on a fileserver???

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