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Old 10-19-2009, 02:05 PM   #1
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Question fast-user-switching-applet


I run Arch linux on my machine using Gnome as my desktop enviroment.
For a while I had gnome log into my user automatically, however I do not want this anymore since other people than just myself now use this computer.

During the last update, pacman asked me if I wanted to replace gdm with, I believe the fast-user-switch-applet. I just agreed to it, but now I cannot find how to change my login preferences.

Does anyone know how to disable the automatic login?


Old 10-20-2009, 07:01 AM   #2
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I have wrestled with this for many months, and I always go back to kdm for the login manager.

But, gdm does do user switching, so I don't know why pacman would have replaced it with a user-switcher.....???

For starters, please post the content of /etc/inittab and (if it exists) ~/.xinitrc

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