[CentOS] autoLogin

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 19:37:08 UTC 2007

On 3/8/07, Ted Gervais <ve1drg at av.eastlink.ca> wrote:
> I just installed Centos (version 4.4) and wondering how I can change things
> so I don't have to login.


> I am aware of the security implications for doing this but I would prefer
> this if I can do it.

Yep, you can do it, so long as you're aware of the risks.

> I believe it has something to do with autologin  and  if so how is this
> configured ??

assuming you're using the default gnome setup, you can configure this
by running 'gdmsetup' as root, and modifying the security tab to allow
this and pick a user. After that, just save and restart X.

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