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Questions tagged [auto-login]

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

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(18.10) Disabling autologin kills boot process

My girlfriends system was set up with autologin enabled. Disabling it (Settings > Details > Users > Unlock > Automatic Login slider to off) causes the boot process to halt and freeze the system (can'...
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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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Live USB Auto-login not working 18.1

I created a persistent live USB of Ubuntu 18.10. I need it to auto boot and run a python3 script to send a message to a waiting server. Works great the first time or two, then the Live USB forces me ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04: cannot start graphic application with autologin

I need to start a custom graphic application on a panel pc with ubuntu 16.04 using the autologin. I tried to put the laucher of the application into the autostart list, but it works only doing the ...
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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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Trouble with automatic login

I am trying to setup Automatic Login in Ubuntu 14.04. Under All Setting-> User Accounts, I have enabled Automatic Login under login options. Now when I reboot the system, I am presented with the login ...
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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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Xubuntu 18.04 login-loop, how to revert back/change to auto-login?

New Linux user since less than 2 months when I made my first Xubuntu 18.04 install, after an earlier update got stuck in a login loop, did a new clean install but this time with auto-login and since ...
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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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Autologin at boot but require password after lock

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and enabled auto-login by creating the file /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/90-autologin.conf with the contents: [Seat:*] autologin-user=myname autologin-user-timeout=0 ...
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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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How can I log in to Ubuntu 18.04 without a password? Setting auto login doesn't work [duplicate]

Setting user to automatic login does not permit starting a session on Ubuntu 18.04 without entering the password. How to fix this?
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Ubuntu user autologin openbox

I have created a new user and set the autologin to on, but it runs into openbox after restarting. I tried to exit openbox but it is unresponsive after I click exit and I disabled the autologin for ...
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How can I make a fresh install of 18.04 honor the automatic login setting?

I have two laptops with exactly the same problem. For both of them I selected automatic login during install and the Settings > Users seems to indicate that it is set, but the password prompt ...
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Auto login as root in embedded Ubuntu

Upon system start, how can I make the terminal to auto log in root without asking for a login and a password? I've already tried: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/45552/login-...
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Xserver not starting automatically after changing home folder name

Recently I changed my username and home folder name following the steps in this post. It worked but it broke some things. When I turn on the computer the automatic login is not working. There is only ...
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Log in password [duplicate]

How to eliminate the login password requirement. My administrator had left the job and I am unable to login as Administrator.
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auto-login and hidden-users in lightdm

I edited /etc/lightdm/users.conf to include users I don't want to see at login screen when booting. However, they appear in the login screen. Then I restart Ubuntu system rather than entering password....
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Disable auto-login on 16.04 when connecting via serial console?

I have an ARM server running Ubuntu 16.04. I am connecting to the machine via the serial port. When I reboot the system, it automatically logs in as root, without the usual username/password prompt. ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 autologin despite this uncheck in settings

I have a problem with autologin in my Ubuntu 17.10. In settings I have uncheck "automatical login" but still, when I turn on system then automatic log in. I looking for a solution in the internet but ...
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16.04LTS XServer quit working

I've been happily running Ubuntu 16.04LTS for a few months now, and until this morning, no problems. When I booted up today, instead of automatically logging me in to the Gnome environment, it asked ...
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Turn off requesting user password after suspend 17.10

I enabled automatic login on my mother's laptop so that she wouldn't have to require a password to login. In previous versions of Ubuntu you used to be able to configure a specific setting in gnome-...
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17.10 auto login issue

I just installed 17.10 in a new build and I noticed I am unable to have auto login work. I went to settings>user and changed the toggle to (ON) and enable auto login. However after a reboot my ...
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Auto-login not working after upgrade from 17.04 to 17.10 [duplicate]

As per the title. I had auto-login setup (and working) prior to upgrading. My user settings show auto-login set to "On", but I'm being prompted to login every time I reboot. Graphics is ATI Radeon HD ...
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How to enable automatic login after suspend in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 on Asus UX305. I would like to enable automatic login after waking up from suspend (so I don't have to enter the password). I have enabled "Automatic Login" in Settings->...
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Ubuntu 17.10 GDM Auto-Login not working

I have selected the setting 'Automatic Login' from within the default Gnome 3 Ubuntu 17.10 control panel app, but it keeps resetting to 'off' after every restart and does not allow me to automatically ...
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How to enable autologin on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (LightDM) [duplicate]

There are many instructions on how to enable autologin on various Ubuntu-based distros. However, I couldn't find a solution explicitly for Lubuntu 16.04 LTS with LightDM.
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Use Autologin functionality

I'm now able to access Ubuntu 14 LTS from Windows as described in Can I access Ubuntu from Windows remotely? But how do I set autologin for any login? As soon as it boots I want it to automatically ...
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How to skip login screen on Lubuntu (17.04) - Lxqt

I just installed Lubuntu 17.04, and am testing out the not-officially-released LXQT window system for it. Everything seems to work great so far, aside from a few little bugs; the only one that really ...
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I want to set up Ubuntu 16.04 so that takes me directly to the desktop without my having to press any key

I want to log in to Ubuntu without entering my username and password. I have enabled autologin but I still have to press the enter key when I log in. I don't want to press a single key, I want to ...
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How to lock screen during automatic login in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am running a lot of network based processes in my office computer. I want others to switch on my computer in my absence, but I am not ready to share my password. So I have to enable the auto login ...
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Can't enable automatic login for the administrator account on server

I can't enable automatic login for the administrator account on my server, running 16.04 LTS. The button is greyed out and nothing happens when I click on it. Before you go all crazy, it's my hobby ...
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Auto-login user to TTY on boot, and then auto-run command within GNU screen

Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Desired functionality: Remote Ubuntu server boots and automatically starts an ongoing process as a specified user. I can then log in remotely at a later time and view the past and ...
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Launch an app as soon as Desktop environment is launched

Is it possible to launch an app with a GUI (in my case it's a Python script using wxPython for GUI) as soon as possible when computer is powered on / when Desktop environment is launched? And, if ...
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Auto-login LXDE

Dears, I'm looking for a way to automatic login into LXDE GUI. I do not want to disable window manager but I want to start without a need to login without any login screen - just go directly into ...
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How to set automatic login in tty1? [duplicate]

I want the automatic login after pressing Ctrl-Alt-F1 in GUI. I tried to change the last line of /etc/init/tty1.conf to exec /sbin/getty --autologin USERNAME -8 38400 tty1 but it did not work. My ...
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Starting a console program on startup of Ubuntu Server without logging in

I have a headless Ubuntu server that I decided I wanted to put a monitor on to display status information. There are a ton of great programs available that display all sorts of status information, my ...
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How do I make Ubuntu 16.04 not ask me for my password? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Ubuntu bypassing the login screen after reboot

I have been using ubuntu 16.04 for last two weeks now. when i login to ubuntu it goes directly to desktop bypassing the login screen and after a 5-10 sec freeze/delay goes to login screen and ask for ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 doesn't automatically log in if monitor is not plugged in?

I want the machine to automatically log in so that it can start processes as the main user on boot. I have the settings set to auto login: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [Seat:*] autologin-guest=false ...
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Autologin with LightDM on Xenial (16.04)

How to setup autologin on Xenial with lighdm from a terminal (i.e. with an editor)? Here is what I currently have done. First I created the conf.d-dir which did not exist on my installation: sudo ...
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Persistent live install, stop auto login SDDM

I have searched all over and have found similar posts, but they are older and for different flavors. I am not interested in doing a full install. This saves a lot of space off a full install. I also ...
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How to make Lubuntu login automatically?

I want to know how to make Lubuntu 14.04 restart every two hours, login, and open a program. I am currently stuck on the first part which is to make it login automatically. I have tried changing ...