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I need to configure LightDM, so user could only choose session type which will then start automatically without password. And when he had choosen 'kiosk' session, it should start as quest. When he had choosen 'desktop', then normal session should start for user 'my_user'.

Is it possible with lightdm? probably using scripts?! Or maybe create own greeter?


Please note I don't want do run these session in parallel.

Thank You!

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There is functionality called seats in LightDM, and you may bale to configure Seat1 as Guest (auto-login), and Seat2 as My_User (with prompt for password), as choices for login. Don't have enough details to confirm this .. –  david6 Jul 14 '12 at 1:05
What Ubuntu version? –  david6 Jul 14 '12 at 1:05
I am using newest Ubuntu (12.04) –  marcinpz Jul 23 '12 at 8:58

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