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My wife doesn't want to have any kind of login on her unity. She wants it to go directly to her home directory, when she press the "on"-button without asking for any code to be typed. How do I make it do that ?

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If you have an encrypted /home you can't do this. – N.N. Sep 18 '11 at 14:31

Goto the shutdown button at the top right and select system preferences. From there in images...

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Unlock and see the settings here:

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  • This will NOT work with on an ecrypted home.
  • Other users can log in by choosing log out when the system has booted.

And since this question got 3 of the same answers something extra... When you enter gconf-editor in command line and go to...

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this will turn the system of without any confirmation when you press the power button ;)

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Press the Ubuntu button (top-left) and type and click on Login Screen.Unlock it with your login password and choose "Log in as " and close the window. Next time you reboot, it'll take you in directly.

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type account in dash and you should see a result like "Login Windows" (i'm not sure because i use a different language) and from there you can set the autologin

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Not account but login screen ;) – Rinzwind Sep 18 '11 at 14:34

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