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Old 09-08-2004, 10:58 PM   #1
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Angry I have Searched high and low on here and can't get a straight answer


IS it possible to have my slack start automatically into fluxbox or another "bare bones" window manager with out me logging in either at runlevel 3 or at xdm or gdm or kdm etc. is the KDE WM the ONLY WM that supports autologons???? Please help!

(yes i have tried runlevel 4 but it sits and waits for a password)

 
Old 09-08-2004, 10:59 PM   #2
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P.S

if the above cannot be done is there a way to successfully execute xinit from rc.local with out it erroring???
 
Old 09-08-2004, 11:12 PM   #3
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You could just use KDM to autologin to another WM.

-Set your computer up for init.4 and KDM
-when KDM starts select whichever WM as your session type...
-click yes when it asks to make it the default for the user
-then launch the KDE control panel from a shell in your WM of choice and set KDM to auto login your user...

works in thery. but I'm not gonna try it.
 
Old 09-09-2004, 12:18 AM   #4
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The above is the only way I think it would work. I can not think of any other way to do it.
 
Old 09-09-2004, 04:17 AM   #5
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hmmm...

why dont you jes not build a passwd

or go into passwd, and delete the encrypted area, and dont assign a pass


and yes be in runlevel 4

you will still be asked for a user name, say root or whatever else, but that is it
 
Old 09-09-2004, 09:13 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by slackMeUp
You could just use KDM to autologin to another WM.

-Set your computer up for init.4 and KDM
-when KDM starts select whichever WM as your session type...
-click yes when it asks to make it the default for the user
-then launch the KDE control panel from a shell in your WM of choice and set KDM to auto login your user...

works in thery. but I'm not gonna try it.
Dude your a geni-ass!!!

thanks man it worked perfectly,
 
Old 09-09-2004, 10:17 AM   #7
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FYI GDM lets you autologin as well to whatever is your "default" window manager...
 
  


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