I know I will get slammed for this, but on my laptop, I put something
su - username -c "startx"
In inittab. Its horrible, and im sure it causes problems I am not aware
of, but it works nonetheless. Actually I think I put it in a script that
was put in inittab. Something like that.
Arthur H. Johnson II, Debian GNU/Linux Advocate
Catechist, St John Catholic Church, Davison MI USA
President, Genesee County Linux Users Group
On 10 Jul 2002, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> How do I do autologin on debian (woody?). You know, when you flip on
> the power, go get a vegiburger, come back, and you are all logged in
> and ready to go, xsession and all. I use icewm. .wmrc says "default".
> Back on mandrake there is a /etc/sysconfig/autologin. Here on debian
> I find a
> pam.d (8) - Pluggable Authentication Modules for Linux
> man page which is exactly way over my head.
> Wait a second, that is part of the Gnome stuff, and pstree shows
> | `-kdm---sh-+-emacs-+-emacsserver
> | | `-ispell
> | |-icewm
> | |-mozilla-bin---mozilla-bin---3*[mozilla-bin]
> | |-ssh-agent
> | `-xcin
> which must mean I use the K stuff. Hmmm, apropos kdm:
> kdm (1) - No manpage for this program, utility or function.
> kdm.options (5) - configuration options for X display manager
> Well, as far ask I know, I fear both kde and gnome, and use icewm, but
> anyway, how's one of you cut thru the mustard and tell me how to make
> autologin a reality.
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