Re: Timed and automatic login not longer automatic

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Hello oldman,


On Sat, 10 Jun 2006 09:01:08 -0700 oldman <[email protected]> wrote:

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> wwp wrote:
> > Hello Stanton,
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 09 Jun 2006 23:19:47 -0600 Stanton Finley
> <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> >> With a complete yum update today on both my i386 and X86_64 FC5 PCs I am
> >> now required to enter my user password in a GUI box with timed log in
> >> (which I never had to do before). Automatic log in requires a password
> >> as well. This seems to be new behavior. What's up?
>     Looks like they've added a new feature to gdm-2.14.8-1. I suppose
> it is more secure this way,
> >
> > Two months ago I've set up gdm to automatically login w/ a specific
> user, but
> > this never worked. Would that be related?
> This should have worked!  Did you add the user first? (users tab).
> you can do it manually by editing
> the /etc/gdm/custom.conf adding:
> AutomaticLoginEnable=true
> AutomaticLogin=<your user name>
> 
> under the [daemon] heading
> 
> and
> Include=<your user name>
> under the [greeter] heading

Hmm I see, that's a code 18 here ;). In fact I didn't play w/ the users tabs
as it's required, my bad! I was wondering why my username wasn't listed in
the combos, now I know why.. thanks for the tip :-).


Regards,

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wwp

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