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I installed Linux Mint 12 LXDE on someone's old laptop. He's okay with it, but when I installed I automatically set it so he had to login with his user name and password at startup. After using it for a few days, he doesn't want this, and wants the machine to just go straight into Mint LXDE on startup, without any login being required.
I remember, when installing, specifically telling the Mint to ask for a login and password on startup - but try as I might I can now not find the option to switch this off.
Under Ubuntu 12.04 (my system), it is under System Settings/User Accounts, but I can find no similar function under Mint LXDE.
Googling this produces no results I can use. Does anyone here know?
Thanks - but unfortunately not: they are talking about Mint 13, and this one is Mint 12 LXDE (with different menu options). I just have a "Preferences" menu, and nothing currently in there applies to changing the login options.
Unless the GUI I need is not installed by default, and is only part of the installation process, not accessible after installation is complete.
Or perhaps the solution lies in changing an option in a text config file manually.
For reference to anyone else reading this thread, I have located what looks like a GUI for this function on LXDE: it is under System Tools/Users and Groups, and offers the user the option not to have to type in the password during login.