To auto-login or to not auto-login?

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Apr 13 12:43:54 UTC 2006

Lutzer wrote:

> Why is the GDM theme with clickable pictures not the default one?

I would assume because it's inherently insecure.  It's a mid-way step
between a normal login, requiring username and password, and an autologin.

So you have to draw the line between usability and security somewhere :-)

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