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Old 09-20-2007, 09:19 PM   #1
Aviynw
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How do I get rid of password prompt


Hi, I'm running Mandriva linux 2007.1 in kde. I'm not worried about security so I don't want to type in a password to use linux. I can have it automatically log me in at startup, but if I close my laptop and then open it again it prompts me for a password. I can't seem to find the option to get rid of the need for a password.
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Old 09-20-2007, 09:22 PM   #2
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go to the screensaver settings and tell it not to lock the computer after x number of minutes
 
Old 09-21-2007, 06:40 AM   #3
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Lets say I logout. Is there a way I can log back in without a password? If a friend wants to reset the x server he would need to log back in.
 
Old 09-21-2007, 08:37 AM   #4
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Lets say I logout. Is there a way I can log back in without a password? If a friend wants to reset the x server he would need to log back in.
What is the purpose of logging out, if you don't need a password to get back in?
 
Old 09-22-2007, 03:53 PM   #5
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in the example I gave. If they wanted to reset the x serever wouldn't they need to log back in? What if the wanted to switch from kde to gnome?
 
Old 09-22-2007, 04:47 PM   #6
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Is there a configuration option in your main menu for "login manager' or a similar thing, or a thing called 'KUser' or 'User profile manager'? If so, go there and either disable passwords on logins, or in the case of the user manager, leave a blank password. It might work.

Do NOT remove the root password. That might lead to the inability to log into the system at all.
 
  


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