[K12OSN] Autologin not working

William Fragakis william at fragakis.com
Fri Dec 8 19:09:09 UTC 2006

stupid question Ray - is auto login not working on the client or the
server? For the server to log in you have to uncomment and edit a couple
of lines at the bottom.

The following file works in K12ltsp 5 but the reset sessions resets and
defaults to xterm.


note that you have to change the usernames towards the bottom to match
your scheme and that this requires static IPs or IPs for a long lease
time as you have to assign a particular workstation to a particular


On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 08:58 -0500, k12osn-request at redhat.com wrote:
> Message: 14
> Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 16:45:37 -0600
> From: Ray Garza <ray at mission.lib.tx.us>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Autologin not working
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
>         <k12osn at redhat.com>
> Message-ID: <200612071645.37383.ray at mission.lib.tx.us>
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> 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.
> -ray 

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