Allowing passwordless login via GDM
Michael R. Head
burner at suppressingfire.org
Thu Feb 22 19:05:25 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 08:29 -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> So the kids just had to turn on the computer, and
> within a minute they were in their user session without any
But what happens if they press a key on the keyboard by accident? I
think gdm will just wait there for them to type in the username.
I agree that it's convenient for this situation (it's how I have my
Dad's, sister's and fiance's computers set up), but it's not quite ideal
when compared to the solution available on Windows.
Another use case is that I have a "DDR" account that just runs pydance
(or perhaps a mythtv frontend). My preference is that a casual visitor
should be able to come by, click the DDR user's icon and play. The
current solution is to simply make the account's password be the same as
> Daniel Robitaille
Michael R. Head <burner at suppressingfire.org>
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