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Old 02-13-2009, 07:19 AM   #1
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how to set a login menu when turning on the laptop


when i turn on my laptop it goes strait to the desktop. is there anyway of setting a login screen so i would have to login before i can use it?

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Old 02-13-2009, 07:34 AM   #2
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What distro are you running?
 
Old 02-14-2009, 10:54 AM   #3
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linux linpus lite, the one that comes with the acer aspire one

guess i should have mentioned it earlier lol

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Old 02-14-2009, 11:48 AM   #4
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linux linpus lite, the one that comes with the acer aspire one

guess i should have mentioned it earlier lol
At least you got there in the end

Instructions are here: Disable Aspire One Auto Login.

Be sure to follow the instructions exactly. Read, then re-read what you need to do.

Good Luck..
 
Old 02-14-2009, 12:21 PM   #5
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stuck

ok ive got as far as opening the file rc.S with the mousepad and it says to enter a # in front of the line
/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 & so it looks like this
#/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 &

but the line in the mouse pad looks like this
(space)/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 & (with spaces at the start)
do i put it here or
#(space)/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 &

here
(space)#/usr/bin/xinit -- -br>/dev/null 2>&1 &

or do i get rid of the spaces?

the spaces dont show on here to ive placed (space) to represent it

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Old 02-14-2009, 12:43 PM   #6
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The configuration file most likely pays little attention to whitespace, so it shouldn't matter. What you're doing is commenting out the line so the program won't pay any attention to it. It's like you deleted that line, but you didn't delete it so the change can be undone.
 
Old 02-14-2009, 12:47 PM   #7
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ok thx i just didnt want to screw it up
 
Old 02-14-2009, 12:58 PM   #8
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IT WORKS (i didnt dought you) thanks so much for your help
 
Old 02-14-2009, 01:01 PM   #9
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LOL, no doubt but, there must have been a little scepticism there. Glad to have helped
 
  


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