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Auto login in Ubuntu Karmic

Ubuntu 9.10 comes with GDM
(GNOME Display Manager) a graphical login program.
This is default login manager in Ubuntu 9.10.



If you, have wish, to login automatically in Ubuntu
instead of the manual login
that you choose in the installation process, we have the new possibility.

Configure GDM to auto login a specific user:

(1.A)
Applications> Accessories> Terminal
When you open this copy it (when you ask for your password, type):
gksu gedit /etc/gdm/custom.conf

Enter the configuration values that you want to override:
AutomaticLoginEnable=true
AutomaticLogin=laikexpert

(Save changes and close custom.conf)

(1.B)
Reboot your system, and you’re automatically logged in to Ubuntu.

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