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Re: [K12OSN] GDM Auo-relogin specific user to term SOLVED!



Done.

http://k12ltsp.org/phpwiki/index.php/GDM%20auto-login%20with%20specific%20users%20to%20specific%20terminals



From: James Jensen <jmsjnsnsatx yahoo com>
Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
To: k12osn redhat com
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] GDM Auo-relogin specific user to term SOLVED!
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 17:30:35 -0700 (PDT)

To the Wiki, To the Wiki!!

--- Mark Ehle <markehle hotmail com> wrote:
> Folks -
>
> I hope that this is not old news - it sure is new to me! I was trying to
> get
> GDM to auto re-login a specific user to a specific terminal, like user
> ws001
> always will relogin itself to terminal ws001, user ws002 to term ws002,
> etc.
>
> I almost gave up on my quest and was trying to get mozilla to use a
> terminal-specific profile so that I could log all the terminals to
> "public",
> but when you crash one term, all of them re-start. Not good for a bank of
>
> public library users! Or anybody, for that matter.
>
> I finally found a way to do it, described by Malcolm Silberman On Tue,
> 2003-02-11 from the Ltsp-discuss list. Malcolm must be a genius. Here is
> what he wrote:
>
> --- gdm-conf ---
> [daemon]
> AutomaticLoginEnable=true
> AutomaticLogin=/usr/bin/autologin.sh|
> TimedLoginEnable=true
> TimedLogin=/usr/bin/autologin.sh|
> TimedLoginDelay=30
>
> [security]
> AllowRemoteAutoLogin=true
> -- end ---
>
> --- autologin.sh ---
> #!/bin/bash
> HOSTNAME=`echo ${DISPLAY} | cut -f1 -d: | awk -F . {' print $1 '}`
> echo $HOSTNAME
> exit 0
> --- end ---
>
> You need to make sure that there are corresponding users and entries in
> dhcpd.conf for every terminal -
> like:
>
> host ws001 {
> hardware ethernet 00:04:23:26:2C:5A;
> fixed-address 192.168.0.1;
> }
> host ws002 {
> hardware ethernet 00:04:23:26:2C:5A;
> fixed-address 192.168.0.2;
>
> And users named ws001, ws002, etc.
>
> This works slick! Thanks again, Malcolm!
>
> Mark Ehle
> Computer Support Librarian
> Willard Public Library
> Battle Creek, MI
>
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