Auto-Login Thin Clients

kevin smith ashkev at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 21:37:51 BST 2007


Thank you, I am new to all of this.  I understand how to edit lts.conf so
that each mac address has LDM_USERNAME and LDM_PASSWORD specified,
but what do I do with the updated version of ldm you linked to?

Thanks


On 9/17/07, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 17 Sep 2007, Asmo Koskinen wrote:
>
> > kevin smith kirjoitti:
> > > How can I make my thin clients automatically login when I start them.
> >
> > I think this one is very good starting point:
> >
> >
> http://www.k12ltsp.org/mediawiki/index.php/A_more_complete_How-To_for_setting_up_autologin_of_clients_using_Gnome_&_GDM
>
> This is not a good solution for LTSP5, which uses ldm not gdm.
>
> For LTSP5, I think you need to get an updated version of LDM which will
> support auto-login with a username/password you put in
> /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf.
>
> Scott has that version of ldm here:
>
> http://alburg.net/ldm
>
> You need to set these variables in lts.conf
>
> LDM_USERNAME
> LDM_PASSWORD
>
> Gavin
>
>
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