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Re: Auto Log in screen



On Monday 13 October 2008 21:10, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 19:13 +0200, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > The link above is interesting, but I can confirm that Autologin still
> > works with F9, by adding the following lines that I borrowed
> > from /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf on my FC2 install. Before suggesting this to
> > Steve Friis I rebooted F9, and was auto logged in to KDE. (never used
> > autologin before)
> >
> > [daemon]
> > # Automatic login, if true the first local screen will automatically
> > logged # in as user as set with AutomaticLogin key
> > AutomaticLoginEnable=true
> > AutomaticLogin=djmons
> >
> > Steve replied (unfortunately sending the reply by way of the latest
> > digest he'd received, so the subject is the digest one), saying that
> > those lines work fine on his laptop, and was about to try it on his
> > server, where he needs autologin to work.
> >
> > Odd that the link above mentions nothing about autologin, but have
> > confirmed for myself that the above lines added to /etc/gdm/custom.conf
> > on F9 still work for autologin.
>
> Thought, it works with kde, but what about gnome?  Have you or Steve
> tried it with gnome desktop instead to see what happens?
>
> --
> Mike Chambers

Well all I can say is that I've just tried it with autologin to Gnome, and it 
works like magic, and I have access to the Gnome desktop, just as it does 
with autologin to KDE.

That's all I can say. Adding the lines, as above to /etc/gdm/custom.conf, just 
seem to work, whether that is for KDE, or Gnome.

Nigel.





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