[xubuntu-users] login on boot

Tim Hanson tjhanson at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 11 23:42:30 UTC 2016


Got it.  Thx.

On 02/09/2016 11:54 PM, flocculant at gmx.co.uk wrote:
> 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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