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Old 01-14-2017, 04:44 PM   #1
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How to setup passwordless GUI login on Bodhi


How do I remove my login password in Bodhi ?

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Old 01-14-2017, 05:12 PM   #2
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Here you go
 
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Old 01-15-2017, 06:05 AM   #3
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How do I remove my login password in Bodhi ?
you can't.
how would you login without a password?
 
Old 01-15-2017, 10:29 AM   #4
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you can't.
how would you login without a password?
I have in the past unlocked a system where I didn't know the root password by booting from a live disk and editing out the shadow password by hand. After that I could log in as root with
a blank password and set a new one.

Is this not possible any more?
 
Old 01-18-2017, 02:38 AM   #5
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^ before posting that i tried
Code:
sudo passwd username
(so not root)
and it would NOT accept a blank password.

i WAS being facetious and wanted op to think about their question/demand (and hopefully supply some more information).
 
Old 01-18-2017, 02:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by ondoho View Post
^ before posting that i tried
Code:
sudo passwd username
(so not root)
and it would NOT accept a blank password.

i WAS being facetious and wanted op to think about their question/demand (and hopefully supply some more information).
It could be a PAM thing. The PAM file for passwd should have a nullok option set so that you can start from a blank password. But I don't know how that interacts with sudo.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 03:40 PM   #7
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This guys is the answer to my question, worked like a charm. Thanks for your time.


Open terminology and run the command:

esudo epad /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

Enter your password in the window that appears and then it will open a text file. Find the line that reads: autologin-user=

After the = sign put your user name.

Save and close the file.
 
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Old 01-19-2017, 02:26 PM   #8
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The way you probably should have asked this was:

"How do I set up a passwordless login in Bodhi"
 
Old 01-19-2017, 06:32 PM   #9
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Hey dugan, I just needed the password removed because I'm letting my daughter use the machine, it's no big deal. Thanks for all your help, you guys are great.
 
Old 01-20-2017, 03:08 AM   #10
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Hi Claw; WELCOME to LQ Glad you're pleased with all the wonderful help here!

You can use the ThreadTools at top, to mark this as Solved.

One more 'housekeeping' detail, if you have a few minutes to 'Edit' the #1 original post:
you could change the title (may need to click "Go Advanced"), so others in the future
can find this solution (esp. by the 'Similar Threads': see bottom of page). Like #8dugan:

how to setup passwordless GUI login on Bodhi

Best wishes to you&family on using Linux! (future questions welcomed here)
 
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Old 01-20-2017, 02:07 PM   #11
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Done.
 
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