auto login

Biju Chacko botsie at
Fri Sep 13 15:02:43 CEST 2002

On Fri, 13 Sep 2002 08:43:06 +0100, David Wijnants wrote:

> Joe Klemmer wrote:
> > Anyway...  No, I do not know hoe to auto login.
> I don't know either, but you might want to look in the system startup
> scripts to see what starts xdm/kdm/gdm, and how you might get it to
> start a window manager instead.

Um ... I was kinda hoping that somebody would point out that you can
configure kdm to autologin using it's pretty GUI setup tool.

I'm sure you know your requirements best, but FWIW I cant think of a
single situation other than a kiosk where you'd want to use autologin.

I've had more problems from nosy, clueless users than I've ever had from
malevolent crackers.

-- b

Biju 'botsie' Chacko                        biju_chacko at vsnl dot net

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