edubuntu login problem

Uwe Geercken uwe.geercken at
Tue Apr 24 12:48:51 BST 2007

ok. thanks everybody for clearing this up. this way I do not need to investigate
any further.

appreciate your help.


Zitat von Oliver Grawert <ogra at>:

> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 24.04.2007, 09:14 +0200 schrieb Uwe Geercken:
> > now if I am on the remote system and then switch to the console using
> > (so I am using the non-graphical login), then no one can log in?
> > 
> > the machines are next to each other hooked up to the same switch. no
> firewall is
> > running (yet).
> > 
> > is there a reason for this behaviour? or is this a question of settings?
> yes, the reason is the design of LTSP :)
> if a thin client boots, it only starts the kernel, configures the
> necessary settings to briong up a graphical interface and brings this
> interface up ... then it starts an login manager in exactly this
> interface which opens a session on the server after login.
> in the console on a thin client you would only be able to log in to the
> system that is the bottom layer for the login manager. this system has
> by default no enabled accounts at all (not even root) since it is only
> used for booting up and managing the hardware.
> ciao
> 	oli

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