Re: Any Way for Automated Login
From: John V. Kjellman (johnk_at_victorex.com)
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 16:55:39 -0500
Thanks for the ideas, but I don't use gdm or kdm - strictly command-line
stuff, and not much of that on this particular system.
Kill Bill wrote:
> John V. Kjellman wrote:
> > You're right, upon reading your post it's obvious I wasn't thinking
> > very creatively. putting something in rc.local is probably my best
> > solution, and far, far easier than digging into source code that I'm not
> > familiar with. That's the beauty of LINUX, many ways to skin the cat.
> > Thanks for setting me straight.
> I won't bother to argue about the benefit of using
> /etc/rc.d/rc.local to achieve your goal. But just remind you that with
> gdm or kdm display manager you can easily setup automatic login, no need
> to dig into any source code. Or, you can just use some shell
> script as your initialization script and in this script you get you r
> disk-copying and rebooting done. It is similir to the rc.local approach
> but again, no need to touch any source code.
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