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Re: Auto Log in screen

On Sun, 2008-10-12 at 09:33 -0600, Steve Friis wrote:
> 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.

Is it not possible to make it run as a standalone service, that doesn't
need you logged in?  Services that do the sort of jobs that you've
described shouldn't run as a user.

[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r

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