> How can I autologin after boot with xdm? > I'm tired of typing name and password each day at power up. > The maintainer suggested I try another display manager, but all I use > is icewm and don't need or understand the glitz. I think xdm does not support this. If you really don't want to install dm that supports this, you may not use xdm at all, instead make your system to run something like su username /usr/X11R6/bin/startx on the end of boot sequence.