[K12OSN] Autologin not working
petre at maltzen.net
Fri Dec 8 13:49:42 UTC 2006
I think the ability to make cosmetic changes, such as changing the greeting, in KDM is
broken. I was not able to make any such changes work. That's why I went back to GDM.
But I believe William Fragakis has autologin under KDM working, so I'm pretty sure that
Ray Garza wrote:
> Thanks for the info guys but it is still not working. I can make changes to
> the kdmrc.ltsp (such as using a Greeting) file reboot and no changes show up.
> I just get the Fedora logo in the center of the screen with the Username and
> Password box's. On the bottom left of the screen I have Session Type and Menu
> and on the Bottom right I have the domain and date/time. The greeting doesn't
> show up. So that tells me that file is not being looked at.
> I think what'll do and wipe the server clean and start over. No big deal as
> this is not a production box, just a small server and 1 client setup to test
> things out with.
> Thanks for the help.
> On Thursday 07 December 2006 15:04, Nadav Kavalerchik wrote:
>> i use KDM to auto-login.
>> i just set the /etc/sysconfig/desktop the same way you did which starts KDM
>> and i'm attaching a link to the kdmrc file which enables auto login.
>> you can use kdiff (or some other diff GUI app) to compare these files and
>> find something you probably missing.
>> i hope it helps.
>> On 12/7/06, Ray Garza <ray at mission.lib.tx.us> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I'm running K12LTSP 5.0 on my test box and I'm trying to got Autologin to
>>> work. I've looked at serveral postings on this but I cannot seem to get
>>> it to
>>> Two things that bother me.
>>> 1 I edit the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file as in the second link says to
>>> but the
>>> file is empty. Was it suppose to be empty? I went ahead and entered:
>>> 2. Changes to the /etc/X11/xdm/kdmrc seem to have no effect. Is the
>>> system using the file?
>>> So, this leads me to determine which mode the server is using GDM, KDM,
>>> and How do I switch from ??? to KDM?
>>> Now, I also tried to use GDM to autologin as describe in other posting
>>> but the
>>> file that they refer to does not exist, gdm.conf.
>>> Any ideas?
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