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Re: xdm autologin
On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 04:34:29PM -0700, Bryan Irvine wrote:
> Is there a way to xdm to autologin?
> I'd like to have a firewall come up by itself into a restricted
> users desktop (windowmaker or something low overhead) and have
> it show a webpage with the status of the firewall.
You really don't want to do this. I mean, you really, really don't
want to do this.
> I can configure the GUI part but the key is getting xdm to
This falls squarely into the category of giving a suicidal maniac
a length of rope. Put something like:
su idiot -c "startx > /dev/console 2>&1" &
somewhere in /etc/rc.local. You'll have to have X configured, a
user called ``idiot,'' and something appropriate in idiot's
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- xdm autologin
- From: Bryan Irvine <firstname.lastname@example.org>