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

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Changed account to auto login, now su password does not work

I have one user account on my laptop, and it has the same password as the su password. I changed the user account to an auto login account, and now the user password is not accepted (i.e. ...
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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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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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Chromium completely shutting down

So this may sound a little weird, but my problem is that every time I start Chromium I have to login everywhere again (Facebook, Gmail etc.) no matter when I last logged in the last time. I turn on ...
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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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Auto Login not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04 desktop running on my box. I enabled 'auto login' for my account (only account on system) and it has worked just fine before. I usually have it as a headless server. I needed to ...
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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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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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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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I auto logon 12.04 and auto start x11vnc - system locks up. Can I disable auto logon at boot or disable auto start?

I auto-login to Ubuntu 12.04 and auto-start x11VNC. However, the system locks up right after boot - I presume that x11VNC's auto-start is the culprit. Can I disable auto-login at boot or disable ...
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Applications keep opening everytime I relog into my xubuntu systetem

Every time I login into my system, applications that are not set to automatically open keep opening anyways. Such as, about two weeks ago I was doing something in Users and Groups, now, every time I ...
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Lightdm is stuck in login loop, fixed when i restart lightdm

I am trying to get lightdm to automatically log me in I have managed to get it so that lightdm no longer asks for my password. However there is still an issue. After booting up the computer the ...
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I turned off signing in with password - now I cannot authenticate for admin tasks

When I turned off sign in with a password and when I went to go install programs and the password menu pops up so it will install the program. It says I have the wrong password when I type in my ...
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How to inhibit automatic login in gnome3

I use automatic login in gnome3 recurrently. Altough, from time to time, it happens I want to power on my PC and inhibit auto-login at startup in order to login with other account. In KDE, I remember ...
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error change Lightdm to GDM in my custom livecd ubuntu 12.04 doesn't work

i'm change lightdm to gdm in my custom livecd, and when booting doesn't autologin. and when change back to lightdm my custom livecd already running normal. any suggestion?
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How can I configure auto-login for an active domain user (after setting up likewise-open)?

After using likewise-open to join my Ubuntu box (12.04 LTE) to an active domain, I found myself a little stumped as to how I can have Ubuntu automatically log in as a user from that domain. I've ...