Questions about having the computer automatically, without user intervention, login to an account at startup.

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Login Screen Crashes and enter without password in 14.04LTS?

I am using ubuntu14.04LTS in dual boot mode with window8.1. I have set the password for both, and in ubuntu whenever prompt for password it crashes. It wont allow me to put even the mouse_pointer ...
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LXDE Auto Login

I have a VERY old kubuntu server that I had to install LXDE on in order to keep it going (before lubuntu was born). I just upgraded it to 12.04 as I finally had a need for some more modern features. ...
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Login to GUI through Command line

I want to login to Ubuntu through command line which will then redirect me to GUI, is there any way to do this?
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Avoiding the password prompt on relogin

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I've arranged my settings so that when I start up my system, it starts automatically without a password prompt. But I still get a password prompt if I log out and then try ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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lightdm: lock session after (only) auto-login

I'd like to be able to have my KDE session started with lightdm auto login but lock immediately. But if I logout and then back in, I don't want the lock. I found this bug: ...
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How to enable autologin on Ubuntu Server 14.10? [duplicate]

I'm looking for how to set auto-login on Ubuntu Server 14.10 from console. All information I find out there is for 14.04, and configuration files seem to have changed a lot.
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How to enable guest account automatic login?

I noticed in Ubuntu 11.10, that finally there is possible to log in with guest account already from log in screen. The last step is remaining - how to enable the guest account automatically log in, ...
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LightDM: user-session doesn't work, nor do multiple sessions at start

On my media center (XUbuntu 14.10), I am trying to autostart Kodi in the focussed session and also start and autologin xfce4 in a second unfocussed session (I hope Steam In-Home Streaming doesn't need ...
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how can I configure my live (x|l|k)ubuntu to: have my username and NOT autologin

I am playing around with the ISO image of a few Ubuntu derivatives - which should be fairly similar to Ubuntu. The version is 14.04.1 64bit. The idea here is to create a custom live USB stick, based ...
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What does the automatic login?

Under "User Accounts", there's a toggle option labeled Automatic Login: What does that do if it's tabbed to "on"? I haven't tried the function yet and I'd like advice from an expert.
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Auto Login Problem

I have customized Ubuntu by using the tool called "Customizer". The customized OS is based on Mini Remix 14.04.1 (http://ubuntu-mini-remix.mirror.garr.it/mirrors/ubuntu-mini-remix/14.04.1/). Openbox ...
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How do I change the default session for when using auto-logins?

When autologon is active, lightdm will start the Unity 3D session, not the 2D (or any other shell that I want to auto-login to). Is there a way to start the shell I want automatically (autologon)? ...
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How do I auto-login as root into the TTY upon boot?

I am working on creating a real time kernel with RT-PREEMPT patch. I have created this kernel without graphic desktop. It comes up in the terminal mode with login prompt. The requirement is, it should ...
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Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04/10

Is there any facial recognition software for logging in on Ubuntu 14.04? I've searched the web, and found projects like PAM and IMRSV Cara. I also found instructions for running these programs on ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Auto Login

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 from 14.04 LTS about a month ago. I have my computer encrypted already, so I have to put a password in when starting up my computer. But I also have to login each and every ...
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Bringing back default ubuntu shell option in login

I use Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME 3.10 Some time ago i set my default login shell to be GNOME and i can't choose anything else but GNOME now. Simply when i have the choice to login as me or guest, when ...
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Autologin on lubuntu 14.10

How can I enable autologin on lubuntu 14.10? I tried various method like this LXDE Auto Login but they don't work.
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14.04: No Auto login at User Account settings - I am administrator

This is what my picture would look like if I was allowed to post pictures... Account Type Administrator Language English (New Zealand) Login Options [blank] Password **** Last ...
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I can't make Ubuntu ask for a password anymore!

I enabled auto-login some time ago and now I can't disable it. I've switched it at the user accounts options and it doesn't work! It says "off", but it's actually still on. And I also can't make ...
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How to use pamusb to ONLY autologin

Is it possible to configure pamusb to only handle the login authentication? Right now all my authentication can be done with an usb stick, which means sudo and other stuff can be run by any random ...
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Auto login with Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma

II've been trying to auto login, Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma. I had this working by adding sddm.conf file in the etc dir containing: [Autologin] User=$USERNAME Session=plasma.desktop Substitute your ...
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How to enable autologin but still require password

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, using gdm display manager and gnome-shell environment and I need to achieve the following behaviour: after boot, a selected user is automatically logged in, but a ...
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Progress bar in my login screen

I have a problem. After boot system, my login screen show a progress bar. If I do nothing is performed automatically login. Look: How to remove it?
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How do I unlock my SSH keys on login in Ubuntu Server?

I'm making a new server that will pull backups from multiple sources on a schedule, so I'd like it to connect via SSH using a key. Setting this up in Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop is trivial, you write the ...
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Not require a password to login after reboot

I've been wrestling this for days....I’m trying to achieve one of two things: (Kubuntu 14.10 and KDE 5 plasma) 1) Have Real VNC server start up when Kubuntu 14.10 boots up, before the login screen. ...
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Auto-login sometimes fails

Running Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, 3.8.0-31-generic Occasionally, perhaps 33%, on bootup, I get my MDM manual login screen and need to enter username/password, even though I've configured mdmsetup for ...
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What file specifies the desktop environment for a user?

I'm having problems with Unity on a slow laptop, but it's configured to autologin so I never see the login screen. Also, the screen or display driver is messed up so I don't see the far right part of ...
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How to disable autologin in Lubuntu?

I like to switch sometimes between Lubuntu and Ubuntu 2D on my laptop. But I especially like to choose which one I will use in the session I am about to start. But the only way of choosing is start ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu's password requirement? [duplicate]

Here are my circumstances: I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I have one user account. I absolutely hate the password requirement. How do I disable this requirement such that my Linux computer will behave ...
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Automatically Login for All Users

I don't know, whether this is possible, but... Since I have lvm-encrypted my entire disk, I see no reason to type another password to login right after startup. However, at the moment I have two user ...
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How do I keep logged into websites so I don't have to logging everytime?

Every time I start my browser I have to login to my yahoo email. Also sometimes I have to login into gmail, or facebook or linkedin. When I used windows I did not have to keep logging into my ...
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How can I make the login screen appear instead of logging me in automatically?

My ubuntu logs me directly into my desktop, but is not showing the login screen. I have 14.04 LTS so I want to select KDE, but my system boots to the desktop directly. Any way to go to the login ...
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Remove startup password when default login is command line

When I boot up my computer, it goes straight to the command line. I modified /etc/default/grub file from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to quiet splash text. Can someone please explain ...
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In ubuntu 14.04 the theme does not load correctly if autologin is enabled

Well, the title describes my problem. If I disable auto login then everything works fine. If I enable it, the theme doesn't show up correctly after booting. If I logout and login again, then it works. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, after update login loop

So, today I update some packages and then I shut it down. When I turn it on, it ask for a pw (I had automatic login). Tried several things, removing .Xauthority, .cache and .ICEauthority, check ...
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Network Manager asks to unlock keyring after auto login

After updating from Precise to Trusty I get a popup requesting to unlock the keyring for Network Manager after each login (autologin is enabled). On the net people advise to make the connection ...
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OEM Server www directory permissions

I am building a simple LAMP that records factory automation data and serves that info locally to tablets and PC's via wifi. I have it set to boot-up automatically when power is applied and log-in ...
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What is “Unlock keyring” and how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

(In my case this message never appeared before installing Ubuntu One - see this question). Can I use Ubuntu One and avoid being prompted each time like this? I use Lubuntu 12.04. Edit: After ...
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Having computer switch to guest account after a certain amount of time

Instead of having the screensaver lock my computer is it possible to have it switch to the guest account instead. I'm using ubuntu 13.10 64bit Thanks
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Autologin not working on GDM with Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04

I would like to know how to make GDM to autologin with the default (and only) account. I use it with Gnome3 on my 2 machines (one with 12.04 and the other with 11.10). I have selected to auto-login ...
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How to disable automatic login?

I was playing around with "User accounts" and somehow set automatic login. Now, when I start my PC, it just has one button named as "login". Clicking that button, directly logs me in to my PC. There ...
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Login Screen returns to login screen [duplicate]

After many many reboots in a couple days while experimenting with BIOS settings effecting the speed Hardbrake runs at, today I find after a reboot that I have to type in password to log in - ...
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Why can't I log into Lubuntu after the 13.04 update, even if I know the password?

After the 13.04 update the login screen started to appear, even though I chose to automatically login in the Lubuntu install options one week ago. Even if my password and username is correct it won't ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 minimal auto-login deosn't work

I have install lubuntu 13.04 minimal on an old netbook. I would like to use autologin. I have changed the first lines of /etc/lxdm/default.conf to the following: autologin=arthur timeout=3 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Server CLI - How to Enable - Auto Login via CLI

Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Server Auto Login via CLI Please advise if there is a native option on Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Server CLI mode (Non GUI) - Auto Login option
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How do I setup tty autologin in Ubuntu which is running Upstart

I was trying to find the /etc/inittab where I do my autologin. But in Ubuntu 11.04 that file seems to be lost. Is this the correct way you do it in Ubuntu? # Auto Login for Ubuntu how? # 1. apt-get ...
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Startup applications can be run on the login screen stack without logging in?

I'm going to set up my computer to be turned on at night and it will automatically start downloading. For security reasons, I do not want to set up Ubuntu to automatically login! the problem is login ...
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Will my data be safe if my laptop is stolen when there is FDE and auto-login?

My SSD supports Full Disk Encryption (FDE). I have enabled FDE and set a password in BIOS. In case my laptop is stolen or lost, I want nobody to be able to get my data. Is it now secure to allow ...
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12.10: Can Log Into Terminal, But Cannot Log Into Desktop

I just installed Ubuntu and after some struggles I have a GUI! However, on startup, it won't accept my password. Some more info: I set it to "Login automatically" during install. During the ...