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Old 06-23-2008, 11:19 PM   #1
sean_zhang
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Is it possible to log in without typing username & password


I would like system to continuously reboot for hours. (The system should be in runlevel 5, and then restarts)
But I don't want to sit there and type my username and password every time it powers on.
Is there a solution for it?

Thanks a lot for your help.
 
Old 06-23-2008, 11:41 PM   #2
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Tell us with distro do you use ?
It is mostly possible but the way to do it differs some what from distro to distro

all the best
 
Old 06-24-2008, 12:44 AM   #3
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Hi

I am using Ubuntu and RHEL
 
Old 06-24-2008, 12:47 AM   #4
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for ubuntu, you just need click "system" on the top-left, then "adminitration", then, "Login Window", on the "Security " option, you will get what you want.
maybe the same on RHEL, not clear
 
Old 06-24-2008, 12:56 AM   #5
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Ok, I just got to ask. Why do you want to continually reboot this way?

Depending on RH version: System->Administration->Login window->Security tab and check automatic login.
 
Old 06-24-2008, 01:02 AM   #6
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Just a test. ^^

Thanks for the answers. Do you know which configuration file shall I look into to chang such settings?
 
Old 06-24-2008, 01:57 AM   #7
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^^ Found it: /etc/gdm/gdm.conf
 
  


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