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Old 06-26-2008, 11:27 PM   #1
Raccoon1400
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Slax: how to not log in as root


I have slax running on my flash drive. The default user is root, and it logs into root automatically. I created a new user, but can't get to a login screen. I restart X, and just restarts X and logs me in as root. I even set a root password, which it never asks for.

How can I disable autologon, or get it to log into my user?
 
Old 06-27-2008, 04:23 AM   #2
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I have slax running on my flash drive. The default user is root, and it logs into root automatically. I created a new user, but can't get to a login screen. I restart X, and just restarts X and logs me in as root. I even set a root password, which it never asks for.

How can I disable autologon, or get it to log into my user?
ctrl+alt+F4
login as root
killall X startkde kdm
logout
login as user
startx
 
Old 06-27-2008, 12:07 PM   #3
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Nope. When I kill X with that command, it promptly restarts, logging me in as root.
 
Old 06-27-2008, 12:08 PM   #4
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Is there a way to disable auto login?
 
Old 06-28-2008, 01:01 AM   #5
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Is there a way to disable auto login?
Which version of Slax do you have ?
 
Old 06-28-2008, 02:27 AM   #6
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Take a look at the end of this page:

http://www.slax.org/documentation_boot_cheatcodes.php
 
Old 08-16-2008, 02:44 PM   #7
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I have slax running on my flash drive. The default user is root, and it logs into root automatically. I created a new user, but can't get to a login screen. I restart X, and just restarts X and logs me in as root. I even set a root password, which it never asks for.

How can I disable autologon, or get it to log into my user?
Hi Raccoon1400

I use the v 6.0.7 slax on a flash drive and to be
able to log on different user, I have activated kdm on the kde control
center. So I have the kdm login screen when I boot. And I can choose
the user (root or whatever user name).

I have also changed the login theme.

Cheers,

Grignoux
 
  


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