I'm not sure, but lightDM doesn't seem to work

  • lightdm should work (it does on my 18.10 box); I'm unsure how to set autologin using it though (I've never tried). – guiverc Apr 3 '19 at 2:32
  • And please read askubuntu.com/questions/1112349/… – DK Bose Apr 3 '19 at 4:33
  • I see the page, but I want something to work without installing something else, otherwise I would have installed slim. In 18.10 there is no configuration file for lightdm and I looked in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf – Christian Gould Apr 3 '19 at 4:40

go to Preferences -> KDE.System.Settings (in the menu)

In the Login Screen (SSDM) setting there is a checkbox for Auto Login. Ensure the check-box is clicked and your username should become easily readable.

Lubuntu 18.10 KDE Settings - SDDM


USE SDDM which comes standard in lubuntu 18.10

Had to edit /etc/sddm.conf

Here is an example sddm.conf:

  • I'm not sure that "SDDM … comes with lubuntu 18.04". It is the default in Lubuntu 18.10. – DK Bose Apr 3 '19 at 2:13
  • The Question is specifically for 18.10. --nvm I see what you mean. Fixed! – Christian Gould Apr 3 '19 at 4:41

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