Questions tagged [auto-login]

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

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How to disable cconsole output after automatically logging in user (Ubtuntu Server 22.02 LTS)

i just set up Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS on an old Laptop of mine. Before you ask in terms of security concerns: This is for personal use only, there is no enterprise / productive enviroment involved. ...
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Automatic Login with AD domain user on Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04

Does anyone know how to configure Ubuntu LTS 20.04 or 22.04 (Using default Gnome desktop) to perform autologin using a domain user account? The client has been joined to the domain and it is possible ...
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Dozens of gdm-session-worker [pam/gdm-autologin] processes

I have a non-server Ubuntu installation which I mainly use as a headless server. I don't remember what was the first version installed (there were several major upgrades) but right now I'm using the ...
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Evolution and Chrome hang on start - Keyring problem?

Recently, Evolution and Chrome started hanging whenever I try to start them. I believe the problem has to do with the gnome-keyring: I use Ubuntu 20.04.3 with auto-login. Because of this, my login ...
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Lightdm(with slick-greeter) only starts AFTER tty login

I recently installed slick-greeter, and have wrestled with various configuration issues, and spent quite some time searching various threads across various distros for the issue I'm seeing. That is, ...
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Microsoft Teams asks for login information at every startup

I recently installed Microsoft Teams 1.4.00.26453 (64-bit) on my Ubuntu 21.10 laptop. My problem is that Teams keeps asking for the login information of my organization every time it starts. I have ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 will not auto login

I have tried switching it on in Settings/user. I have tried setting the login keyring to no password. I have tried changing the "sudo nano /etc/gdm3/custom.conf" file as shown in the screen ...
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Enabling autologin in ubuntu 20.04.02 LTS server on raspi?

I don't want theinitial screen that asks for username/password in beginning of Ubuntu Server 20.04 since I am using this OS on raspberry device which runs a code in background on startup. How do skip ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS login loop (logged out right after entering password)

Right before this happened, I was updating some packages using conda (and sudo), and also install some addons for jupyter notebook (no idea if any of that is related to my problem or not). Something ...
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When my PC starts. The system go directly to the workspace, instead to go to the login screen

I had one problem in my PC much time before this happen, my PC was formatted and the Ubuntu system was reinstalled by computer mechanic, now my PC work normally, but, when my PC start, happen the ...
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Super+L doesn't lock screen if auto-login is on

I have activated auto login in Settings -> Users -> Automatic Login Now Super+L does nothing. It should lock the screen. How can I restore Super+L behaviour? Ubuntu 20.10, GNOME 3.38, Linux 5.8
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pCloud Desktop does not save credentials

I am having some trouble with pCloud Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04. I downloaded it from the official website. I can't make it to save credentials when I turn off the pc. Every time I boot back into ubuntu ...
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Upgrade to 20.04, mouse and keyboard don't work - any idea how I fix this?

Symptoms: After upgrading a dual-boot system from 19.10 to 20.04LTS, mouse and keyboard don't work. No input from either device is recognised, so switching to a tty is not possible. Pressing CTRL-ALT-...
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Autologin and Wifi Password on Kubuntu 20.04

On Kubuntu 20.04: When I enter my login password after a reboot - the KDE wallet gets opened during login and the wifi password (which is stored in the wallet) can be read by the wifi configuration. ...
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Wake up the system without having to enter a user password on Kubuntu [duplicate]

I am running Kubuntu 20.04 and I don't want to have to use a user password. I am the only user. How can I avoid having to write my user password each time I wake my laptop from sleep? I tried many ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 after update from 18.04 does not prompt for login on booting

I recently updated from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 I did this using sudo do-release-upgrade . On booting up I get auto-logged into the machine. Can someone please help me figure this out. Will be glad to ...
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Access ext4 from Windows 10 to undo changes in 2 config files

When I boot up Ubuntu I get the login screen, after logging in nothing happens and the mouse freezes but the keyboard still works. This is caused by two edits in separate config files, which is why I ...
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Cannot log in automatically, that is, without asking for the password. Ubuntu 20.04

Automatic login does not work, not even for a single user by selecting the check on the installation screen in a newly formatted partition. Nor have I achieved this by having three users and selecting ...
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Automatic Login "ON" but login screen persists on startup Linux Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to enable automatic log-in on a linux PC that starts a QT application on startup. There is only one user account on the machine, and I have Automatic Login "ON" in the user settings. ...
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Login loop after host rename using hostnamectl

I renamed my host with hostnamectl set-hostname 'new-hostname' Now I am stuck in a login loop and can only access my computer with the recovery mode. I searched around and everybody is says that ...
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Auto login problem on Kubuntu

I did not find someone that had a similar problem so I am asking here. I turned on Auto Login on Kubuntu 19.10 and everytime I start the system I get two windows asking me to insert the password. One ...
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Ubuntu 18 autologin only works if monitor is on

I have autologin enable in Ubuntu 18 and it only works if my monitor is powered on, otherwise it will not login. I asked a similar question recently and realised that it wasn't a consistent non-login ...
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Lightdm automatically logs in my user on Ubuntu Xenial when I log out from XFCE

Lightdm automatically logs in my user on Ubuntu Xenial when I log out from XFCE on Ubuntu Xenial. I have no /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf file and don't belong to the nopasswdlogin group either : $ ls /...
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Ubuntu mini auto login

Installed Ubuntu mini (Ubuntu 18.04-mini.iso) and chose at the end Lubuntu mini package option. Next issued sudo apt-get install lubuntu-core in order to have a graphical interface. Want to have ...
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How to disable automatic root login in Ubuntu 19 at startup?

I have enabled automatic root login in Ubuntu 19. But I want to disable this feature. I have tried a lot using this link. But I cant disable this automatic root login. I have tried this link. I ...
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Auto login on boot Ubuntu 18.04.3 server

I am trying to configure a Ubuntu server to automatically log in on boot. I have tried to edit the /etc/gdm3/custom.conf file, but that did not allow me to autologin.
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Ubuntu server startup getty autologin interrupt to login to custom user

Right now I have autologin enabled for my ubuntu server sudo systemctl edit getty@tty1 [Service] ExecStart= ExecStart=-/sbin/agetty -a user1 --noclear %I $TERM Type=idle But I want to have a delay ...
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Automatic login no longer working in 19.10

I had an Ubuntu 19.04 with automatic login enabled (desktop PC). After the upgrade to 19.10 I could no longer log in successfully. After booting an unlock screen was displayed where I could select my ...
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Auto-login problem in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

To use my fingerprint sensor to login into my pc I tried to install some programs to use it, first I tried this one here, as it didn't work I tried another one which is here, after installing this my ...
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autologin not working after upgrade

I installed ubuntu 18.04.1 and autologing in worked great, after running apt-upgrade autologin stops working and I'm confronted with a login screen after boot. How can I get autologin to work again?
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Can you make keyring unlock automatically even during autologin?

I use full disk encryption, so I think I do not need manual keyring unlocking. I want to get rid of chromium-browser requesting me to unlock keyring when I star it.
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Automatically login on ubuntu server, but not in a tty?

I would like to have my user automatically log in on ubuntu server (so that various "on login" services start), but I do not want that user to be authenticated in one of the various available ttys. ...
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Enable Lubuntu 19.04 auto-login after installation

There is a guide here to disable auto-login after installation Lubuntu 19.04, but I couldn't find a way to enable it. The only information about how to enable/disable it is as follows, but there is ...
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login password on ubuntu 18

On Ubuntu 18.04 I haven't been able to get rid of having to do a login with password every time when coming up from sleep mode. Have went to the "user" section and done the unlock thing and turned on ...
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How to auto login to Ubuntu Server after installation using preseed file

I am flashing ubuntu server on system through automation i.e. which includes preseed file. I need to autologin user once ubuntu server is installed. I have tried approach mentioned in this link https:...
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How do I make Ubuntu studio auto login?

I have have set Ubuntu studio 18.04 to not ask for a password at login, but I still have click the login button to get started. How do I get Ubuntu Studio to auto login and go straight to the desktop ...
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How to restart GDM3 with autologin on 18.04 and 19.04

On Ubuntu 16.04 with lightdm, and an autologin account, I can restart the graphical session with command : sudo service lightdm restart The account logs in automatically. On Ubuntu 18.04 (and also ...
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Live CD with no GUI, with root autologin and autostart my console script

I need to create linux Live CD with latest kernel with next functions - it must boot without any questions (language, menu, etc) It must boot without GUI, only console and better with nomodeset It ...
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Disable auto-login on Lubuntu 18.10

When I installed Lubuntu, I checked the auto-login option. I'd like to turn it off now. I'm not seeing it in the GUI settings anywhere, and I can't find a conf file for it (such as in /etc/sddm/). ...
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auto login with AD user 16.04

I configured ubuntu 16.04 with AD Domain user. I use GNOME display manager and lightdm as login greeter I can login with the domain user as normal after boot with no problem! when i configure lightdm ...
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Auto login on specific location/network

I'm pretty new with Linux Ubuntu (18.04) and have got impression that it can be configured to do just about anything. So I wonder if there's a possibility to automatically log in at home and password ...
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Use Luks password for login?

I have the same password for my swap encryption and my login as main user. So it would be nifty to take the password from the boot-pw-dialogue to log in. Already the system uses the password to ...
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Use google drive before login in ?Ubuntu 18.04

So the integration for Google Drive in Ubuntu 18.04 is great in the gui, but I would like to use it on a server (this may be still running the desktop version of Ubuntu 18.04 for other reasons). As ...
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Autologin on Ubuntu 18.04 Cinnamon

I cannot find how to set autologin from 18.04 Cinnamon Although there are several threads on this subject, none so far match what I have. I do not have lightDM. I do not have any button at top right ...
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Auto login and run skype for linux without Keyring prompt

I use Ubuntu 16.04 I also use auto login. I have set Skype for linux to auto start, but it asks for Keyring password. Is it possible to start without this prompt? I mean only for Skype, I don't ...
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How can I make it login automatic in a preseed.cfg

All I want to make my ubuntu 16.04 login automatic after boot up. And I install the ubuntu with a preseed.cfg, I try d-i passwd/auto-login boolean true But it do not work, Do I missing anything? ...
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Autologin Xenial/OpenBox WITHOUT Lightdm

I installed the Ubuntu MINI.ISO on VMWare with OpenBox and would like to set my user on autologin, but I don't want to install lightdm, cause I think I don't need it. All solutions I read until now ...
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Ubuntu 18 Disable Auto Login

I enabled Autologin during current installation of Ubuntu 18 Bionic Beaver. I would like to Disable the AutoLogin but going to: "Settings -> Details -> Users" Doesn't give me the ability to turn ...
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How to use PuTTY to login MySQL account directly?

How to PuTTY access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? I would like to skip the Ubuntu login to access the MySQL server with MySQL account directly by PuTTY. Thanks!
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How to login to the MySQL in Ubuntu from Windows?

How to access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? As I PuTTY to MySQL server in Ubuntu, the first login is Ubuntu account. I would like to skip this part and login to the MySQL ...
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