Re: Is there a single user desktop distro?
From: root/administrator (root_at_dev.null.dnsalias.net)
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 23:15:04 GMT
Day Brown wrote:
> Fredderic wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 03:02:45 +0000, SuperDeamon wrote:
>>>>One that immediately logs you on as soon as you turn it on?
>>>>If I need root, I can always use terminal, or su.
>>>All of them do if you use kde desktop manager
>> The Gnome desktop manager (gdm) will do that also, though I can't
>> personally see why anyone in their right mind would want to... ;)
>> You can also set a delay, after which it will automatically log in the
>> nominated user.
> What I've seen Mandrake and others do, is offer a default user to logon.
> but nonetheless, wait for you to click on it rather than just start kde.
> If I want root, I can always use alt-F1 and log in then, or logout
> without having it shutdown.
> As for 'right mind'. This is for my own pc in my own back room. If some
> other person fires it up, I dont have a software problem, I have a
> *family* problem. There is this pc in the front room for others to use.
I thought "telinit 3" will bring any Linux distro to a single user. Then,
just launch "startx" and it will come up with GUI.