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#1 2020-12-19 10:01:30

cookingongas
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[SOLVED] Disable login at startup

Hi, is it possible to bypass the login screen at startup? I use the computer in question almost entirely as a media centre, and don't need it to be password protected. I'd just like it to switch on, boot up and be ready to use.
Many thanks in advance :-)

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#2 2020-12-19 10:08:26

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Re: [SOLVED] Disable login at startup

Menu > System > Login Settings

Edit lightdm.conf, uncomment line #126 and add your username

autologin-user=yourusername

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#3 2020-12-19 12:04:59

cookingongas
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Re: [SOLVED] Disable login at startup

Wow - so simple :-)
Thank you very much damo!

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#4 2020-12-19 15:18:50

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Re: [SOLVED] Disable login at startup

Marked [SOLVED].

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