Re: Any Way for Automated Login

From: John V. Kjellman (
Date: 11/02/05

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    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.

    John K.

    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.
    > Cheers,
    > KB

    John V. Kjellman (
    Victorex, Inc.
    P.O. Box 730
    Henniker, New Hampshire 03242-0730
    (603) 428-8200

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