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Re: Auto Log in screen

--- On Sun, 10/12/08, Steve Friis <wm5z comcast net> wrote:

> From: Steve Friis <wm5z comcast net>
> Subject: Auto Log in screen
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Sunday, October 12, 2008, 8:33 AM
> In older versions of Fedora, there is a GDM tool that lets
> you set up so 
> that when the computer starts and gets to the log on screen
> it 
> automatically chooses the user, puts in the password and
> then runs.
> The problem is, GDM-setup no longer is there. Was this
> replaced with 
> something else? Was this left off of Fedora 9 for a reason?
> I need this function as our AC power here isn't always
> the best. 
> Sometimes we loose power and this always happens at the
> most inopportune 
> moments. It happens typically once per month. I have the PC
> set up so it 
> restarts when power is restored. But, now the PC isn't
> able to log in 
> automatically. I need this function because I run a program
> (xastir) 
> that connects via a radio and TNC (terminal node
> controller) for amateur 
> radio operators so that they can be tracked using APRS on
> the internet. 
> My station is one of several thousand others throughout the
> world that 
> ports the licensed user to the internet. The program
> requires that I be 
> logged on and it be running to function.
> If there is no workaround for version 9, what are the
> chances this will 
> be restored in version 10?
Don't actually know the chances but it has to between 0 and 1 inclusively :)

with 0 not being restored and 1 being restored.  
> To see what I am talking about, you can go to www.findu.com
> and enter my 
> call WM5Z-1 or to see the weather use WM5Z-15.
> -- 
> Steve Friis
> Amateur Call WM5Z
> APRS WM5Z-1 Las Cruces Igate | APRS WM5Z-2 Home | APRS
> WM5Z-3 RV | APRS WM5Z-15 Weather
> -- 



[olivares localhost ~]$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.27 #1 SMP Fri Oct 10 21:49:51 CDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


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