Re: get rid of Login Password?
From: Peter T. Breuer (ptb_at_oboe.it.uc3m.es)
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 22:41:57 +0200
TooManyPutters <RainyDay@theswamp.com> wrote:
> As the original poster, I did manage to set up automatic login, and I do sit
> behind a firewall. I may not have phrased my query correctly, but I just
> don't understand how someone seeking help can be called "crazy" and talking
> in "psychobabble".
Because that's what it IS! Do you have a problem with being told the
truth? You spouted nonsense, including a fair sprinkling of buzzwords,
in no semantic relation to each other that could be discerned by me!
So please stop doing that. Talk slwly and sensically.
> Just a cheap shot as far as I was concerned.
No, it's not a cheap shot.
> Why attack
You're not being "attacked"! Where do you get that from? Do you feel
whips across your body? Cease making drivelling noises and get your act
together ahnd talk coherently. That's all! What would YOU say to
somebody who came at you saying something like
Oh, now I see that my idea about coaches was all funny because I
thought the white side had the roses in, and now I see that I should
have understood that the name of the wheel is what really makes the
difference to whether or not I can rehash the thimble with success.
I think you'd say "pull yourself together man, cease talking drivel,
and start talking sense". How do you interpret it any other way!
> Isn't this group here to help? (Enough said.)
No, of course not! It's not a helpdesk! Did you see a sign out saying
"soothing drinks avalable for free"? If you are going to get some help
you are going to at least prove that you can speak in a straight line
FIRST. Otherwise you are just a pain.
The security message was quite clear - if you take away your front door
because you don't like to have to use a key, don't you see a problem?
What is unclear about that?
Now, you can set up a console-specific login utility that will not
require a password, but that only makes it unavailable to net snoopers,
not driveby cleaner-ladies. If on the other hand you do what YOU
suggested and remove the password, then anybody can get in from
What is unclear?