How do I make Ubuntu 16.04 not ask me for my password? I have turned on and off the autologin on my user on System Settings > User Accounts (the only user) but it stills ask me for password on the startup.

Ubuntu was not asking for password at startup until I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04.

Any ideas?

Thank you.

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    When does it ask? Is this only about logging in the first time or do you also mean at other times suc as when running sudo? Please edit your question and clarify. – terdon Aug 19 '16 at 14:26

Try this:

sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

...and add the following lines:


...replacing userName with your user name.

You could also check out this post.

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