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Old 12-17-2011, 07:52 PM
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i'm new in this forum and it's the first time I use Pc-bsd. It seems very good, but i can't understand how to set the system to do an automatic login. Can someone explain me how to do this?

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Old 12-18-2011, 04:44 AM
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You can enable auto-login by going to System Settings, then Login Screen. Under the Convenience tab, there will be an option to enable auto-login for your user account.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:04 PM
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There is no such "login" screen anywhere in system settings or anywhere else in 9-release (KDE 4.7.3)
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:55 PM
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Since 9 uses GDM now, the configuration is a bit different. Take a look at:


I think you need to add something like:

AutomaticLoginEnable=true AutomaticLogin=whatever_username
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:17 PM
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add the 3 lines under [daemon] section to /usr/local/etc/gdm/custom.conf
that will show who is going to be logged in


Or add 2 lines under [damemon] section that will log in silently

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Installation instructions said "Use windows 98 SE or better" - so I use FreeBSD

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