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Re: How to have password shown?

Raspberry pi's Raspbian has X without password by default.
The new board raspberry 4 is out with 4 gigs and a better cpu (I have preordered it for around 60 € from melopero shop).
Might be a nice solution for the old father.

Renato Gallo 

----- Original Message -----
From: "Håkon Alstadheim" <hakon@alstadheim.priv.no>
To: "debian-user" <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:24:42 PM
Subject: Re: How to have password shown?

Den 03.07.2019 13:24, skrev Rodolfo Medina:
> Hi all...
> Is there any a way to have my user-password shown when logging into Debian in
> tty console, or also within X system when changing to root?  It is for my old
> father...  it'd be easier for him to see what he's typing.  In internet I found
> some procedures to have asterisks shown; would it be possible to have a clear
> text as well?  Maybe it isn't as I understand...

If the machine is physically secure, I'd find out about automatic login 
(aka autologin) to X (check the config of your display manager, you 
might conceivably want to use a different displaymanager) .

For root access, check out man sudoers, the EXAMPLES section will get 
you started, find out about NOPASSWD.

If the machine is NOT physically secure, think long and hard about what 
you will do.

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