Allowing passwordless login via GDM

Ouattara Oumar Aziz wattazoum at
Thu Feb 22 14:54:20 UTC 2007

Milan a écrit :
> Martin wrote:
>> This should not be necessary at all. gdm's configuration program
>> already offers the option of automatic login (which should stay off by
>> default, of course). If this does not work, can you please file a bug
>> against gdm?
> This is working fine. But it was thinking of a home computer with
> several accounts (typically 2-5), some without passwords (what do you
> have to hide to your family ?). Windows deals with this type of accounts
> since XP, and we still require users to have a password, although it can
> be  boring when you don't really need to protect your data.
> I think this kind of use is a main target for Ubuntu, and using no
> password at all should be proposed to the user when he creates an account.
> Milan

Should we do the same mistakes as in windows ? I think having a password 
is better cause we should teach people about security measures. and that 
  gdm password thing's a pretty simple thing but means a lot.

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