Saturday, 1 January 2011

Ubuntu 10.10 autologin, CLI way

First, be root
sudo -i
Copy the example
cp /usr/share/doc/gdm/examples/custom.conf /etc/gdm/
Edit it with your favourite editor
vim /etc/gdm/custom.conf
Add lines like these under [daemon]
[daemon]
AutomaticLoginEnable=true
AutomaticLogin=username

4 comments:

  1. Exactely what I was looking for!

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  2. I have been googling for over an hour.. i thought it saved the custom.conf somewhere else, but it was just in the example dir argh.. thanks for this..

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  3. dangling_refrenz5 May 2011 at 23:49

    thanx so much ! Been searching for this for over an hour ! Hope the autologin doesn't need any password info...

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  4. Thank you! This is exactly what I was wanting with my ubuntu 10.10 modest spec install.

    ^_^

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