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Old 07-17-2005, 02:22 PM   #1
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I don't want to use a password


Linux insists that I use a password to log on, but no one else uses my PC or is likely to. Can I make the system password-free?
 
Old 07-17-2005, 02:33 PM   #2
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answer is probably yes.

It is always a good idea to have root/su password protected, thus ensuring you know when you are root/su.

What we need to know is what you are running. Distro and Desktop Enviroment (esp the Session Manager)
 
Old 07-17-2005, 02:37 PM   #3
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Oh, sorry...it's Xandros with KDE, but I do not know the name of the session manager.
 
Old 07-17-2005, 02:47 PM   #4
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Take a look in

Control Centre -> System Administration -> Login Manager -> Convenience

I'm using KDE 3.4 so not sure if it's the same on Xandros

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Old 07-17-2005, 04:55 PM   #5
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It appears to be the same. So should I select "auto-login" or "enable password-less logins"? I don't know the difference.
 
Old 07-17-2005, 05:05 PM   #6
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I would guess "auto-login" to be honest I've never used it, just know the options are there

I interpret "password-less logins" as being you still get a login screen but do not need to enter a password

Whereas "auto-login" will take you straight to the desktop

Sorry I can't be more positive

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