boot straight into desktop without entering password
adam.jefferiss at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 11:55:00 CEST 2009
2009/6/9 samuel <samuel.verstraete at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Lisi Reisz<lisi.reisz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is it possible in XFCE 4 to boot straight into the desktop without logging on
> > and entering password? This is sometimes desirable when there is only one
> > user and no-one else has physical access to the computer.
> > If it is possible, how?
> Following recommendation of Christian I have added following line in
> my /etc/inittab. Works like a charm for me. If you want to know what
> is happening (log) you can replace /dev/null with any file you choose.
> (make sure default run level is @ 5)
> x:5:once:/bin/su samuel -l -c "/bin/bash --login -c startxfce4 >/dev/null 2>&1"
> > TIA
> > Lisi
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You can use a display manager (GDM/KDM) to login a user in
automatically  I'm doing that at the moment, 90% of the time I'm
the only user on the machine but once in a while someone else wants to
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