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Old 12-22-2015, 08:46 AM   #1
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login PW never asked, why?


I dont know how iv managed it but my mint 17.1 never asks for my account PW , at boot it show the login screen but if i click on my account name it loads it straight up (no PW asked).

I want the PW requirement back.

I have not got auto login set. I do have a user PW and iv tried changing it but still dont ask for PW at login. I cant find any setting in cinnamon for "remember login password" and iv checked the keyring and there is just a saved smb NAS password no user login.

This should be easy to find, maybe im just loosing it.

Cheers all.
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:18 AM   #2
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Have a look how to introduce a new user?
Then you should find where is the setup for the existing user.
On Xubuntu, it is described https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Benutzer...ruppen_Xubuntu
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:25 AM   #3
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I have looked in there

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Cant see anything to set the remember PW though.
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:26 AM   #4
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Funny you should link to a german site
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:27 AM   #5
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Funny you should link to a german site
Tehe, nothing google translate cant sort in a quick click ^^
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:32 AM   #6
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and other places i looked at

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This should be quite obvious, what am i overlooking
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:32 AM   #7
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Tehe, nothing google translate cant sort in a quick click ^^
I guess google translate does the trick in these contexts
 
Old 12-22-2015, 11:52 AM   #8
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@ OP - try to get in Root account and get your account to heve to re-enter a new password. You may need to "expire" the old one...

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Old 12-22-2015, 11:54 AM   #9
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@ OP - try to get in Root account and get your account to heve to re-enter a new password. You may need to "expire" the old one...
Sorry but you'll have to elaborate on all of that for me. thx.

EDIT:- o yea the PW reset , i have done that on the terminal , i changed the pw with the passwd command

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Old 12-22-2015, 12:02 PM   #10
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o yea the PW reset , i have done that on the terminal , i changed the pw with the passwd command
Yes, you did what the USER (other "you ) had to do...
let's see....
int the file /etc/mdm/mdm.conf, edit the following AutomaticLoginEnable - I suspect it's set to true...
 
Old 12-22-2015, 12:05 PM   #11
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iv got 2 entries in there (greg being my account):-

AutomaticLoginEnable=false

AutomaticLogin=greg
 
Old 12-22-2015, 12:10 PM   #12
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iv got 2 entries in there (greg being my account):-

AutomaticLoginEnable=false

AutomaticLogin=greg
Trying commenting the second line.
 
Old 12-22-2015, 12:10 PM   #13
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already done, and didn't work

But its not an auto login as it shows the login display whereas auto login would just load my DE straight away

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Old 12-22-2015, 12:18 PM   #14
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maybe i have to have some of the screen saver setting switched to lock-up at some point (just grabbing straws now really)

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Old 12-22-2015, 12:20 PM   #15
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Don't mean to belittle you, but you did reboot afterwards, just in case, right?
 
  


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