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

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How can I force 10.04 to automatically log me in (non-GUI soltion ideally)?

I am trying to get my installation of 10.04 to automatically log me in at start up. I tried to apply this method http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/3121 but after creating the script there, I was ...
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How to disable autologin if the desktop is not functioning? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable automatic login? I have tried to login to a desktop that is not fully functioning. I want to get back to Ubuntu - I can do this if I could boot to the ...
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How can I Simultaneous login to all the Virtual Terminals?

This is a Ubuntu 12.04 Minimal Install. When I scroll across these 6 terminals using Ctrl+Alt+F1 through Ctrl+Alt+F6 , I have to independently login each of them; one-by-one. Is their any way out ...
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How do I boot directly into a user's xterm?

04 64bit and user called 'ubuntu' How do I boot my system into ubuntu user's xterm without loading gnome-desktop and prompting for password? I have tried hacking grub, but it always asks me for ...
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ubuntu with no gnome-desktop autologin and fullscreen chromium

I'd like to achieve following: no gnome-desktop auto login a user and load .bashrc auto startx and run my custom chromium Now: I'm able to start with text only, by adding "text" into ...
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Programmaticaly change lightdm autologin session type

I have problem with lightdm setting autologin session type (using my config tool). Lightdm logs into previously selected session. I see that autologin-session is UNIMPLEMENTED in version 1.2.1. Maybe ...
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Enable Automatic Login on a headless server [closed]

Is there a easy way to allow a automatic login on a non-sudo account to a server that requires physical access when used. I want to turn on the computer and have it automatically log in to my not sudo ...
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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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Script to login and load main gui in Ubuntu 11.10

I have a RFID reader interfaced with an Arduino microcontroller left over from a past project, which I would now like to use to automatically login on Ubuntu 11.10. What I'm imagining specifically is ...
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Login Problem after changing some settings

I have done some operations at the same time as follows: Created a new general account. Changed the password of super user to empty. Set auto login for super user. After restarting my system, I ...
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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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Ubuntu automatically logs in to netbook version, have no options on desktop

I am running Ubuntu 10.4 and tried to install unity, the website i found advised me to install netbook-remix. Every time i boot it automatically logs into the netbook version without asking for a ...
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Auto Login not working unless keyboard is plugged in [closed]

I want to use Ubuntu with Unity (11.10) in a kiosk computer (touchscreen all-in-one pc). I want to use touchscreen for all user input (like ATM). During Installation I have created only one account ...
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How do I automatically log into Gnome 3 Fallback Mode instead of Unity3D or Gnome Shell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the default session for when using auto-logins? Is it possible to automatically login to Gnome3 "fallback" mode in Ubuntu 11.10 when starting up instead ...
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Is it possible to use auto-login in Lightdm even with encrypted home?

Configuring the auto-login in lightdm is possible as answered here. I tried but, still I'm not able to auto-login. It seems as I haven't configured auto-login. Is this because my home folder is ...
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How to do auto-login without leaving your account open to everyone?

I always use only one account on my computer. I do have a lot of programs in startup and I need them all. The problem is that they take some time to load (for example eclipse). is there any way to ...
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Mouse won't work at startup when running classic gnome-failsafe desktop and auto-login [closed]

I've got a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 with classic gnome-failsafe desktop and auto-login set up. Sometimes, when I start the laptop and after typing in the gnome-keyring password, the touchpad cursor ...
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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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How do I set the GNOME Classic login to be the default with autologin?

I changed to gnome classic fallback, I auto-login but it defaults to unity 3d, how do I make auto-login default to gnome classic?
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How can I enable autologin in ubuntu 11.10 unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable auto-login with LightDM? After upgrading from 11.04 the computer always ask for the password. How can I change this back to autologin.
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How to default to Unity 2D on auto login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the default session for LightDM when using auto-logins? When I auto-login it gives me unity 3D. How do I change the default to the 2D counterpart?
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Autologin to gnome-shell in Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the default session for LightDM when using auto-logins? I've installed gnome-shell on Ubuntu 11.10 from official repository. But after the choosing GNOME ...
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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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Can I change which user is automatically logged in based on the time?

I have a personal and work account on my machine. I'd like the automatic login to use the following logic (if you'll pardon my Python)... is this possible? if (time < 5pm) and (day in workdays): ...
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How to make auto login work, “choose language” comes up?

I have auto-login on my 11.04 but when I start up I come to the login screen and it says "choose a language" but my language is already selected (English USA) to login I just press enter, but why does ...