[xubuntu-users] login on boot

flocculant at gmx.co.uk flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Wed Feb 10 07:54:46 UTC 2016


On 09/02/16 22:36, fred roller wrote:
> Have you tried
> Menu -> All Settings -> (System) Users and Groups -> [your user] -> 
> Change... (next to "Password")
>
> Uncheck "Don't ask for password on login" and set your password.
>
> HTH
> Fred
>
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 4:53 PM, <flocculant at gmx.co.uk 
> <mailto:flocculant at gmx.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     On 09/02/16 21:37, Tim Hanson wrote:
>
>         I made a mistake while installing 15.04 last month.
>
>         When the install program asked me if I wanted a password
>         challenge on boot, I checked "no" by accident.  Now I have a
>         wide open laptop on boot, so that someone would have to merely
>         reboot to have full access to my home directory.
>
>         What do I do to change the system to require a password on boot?
>
>     Check out /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/60-xubuntu.conf
>
>     Then when you've done that - check out upgrading to 15.10 as soon
>     as possible - 15.04 went end of life last week, the repos last for
>     a while but will be turned off soon.
>     https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WilyUpgrades
>
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IIRC setting no password at install causes autologin, changing it from 
(System) Users and Groups just changes whether the password is asked for 
at the login screen- IF you see it.

OP needs to remove the autologin line to stop the behaviour he sees 
currently.
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