auto login

Net Llama! netllama at
Fri Sep 13 15:45:07 CEST 2002

On Fri, 13 Sep 2002, Biju Chacko wrote:
> 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.

All it takes is *one* malevolent cracker to ruin your day.

Lonni J Friedman				netllama at
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