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I'm using linux mint with Cinnamon. The login screen comes to type a username but it also displays that in 10 seconds userx will be automatically logged in.

And it happens.

How to make it wait indefinitely?

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Running Gnome Display Manager? (GDM) –  Tim Aug 15 '12 at 19:39
    
Mint uses MDM a new Display Manager, which code is based on GDM 2.20. –  John Aug 16 '12 at 19:20

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Edit

/etc/mdm/mdm.conf

and set

AutomaticLoginEnable=false
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after restart works great! I was able to remove timedlogin from the same file. –  Nick Mar 15 '13 at 15:55

Open 'Menu' > 'Login Window' to open the Login Window Preferences. Select the 'Security' tab > uncheck the 'Enable Automatic Login' option.

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In Mint 16 Petra you need to turn on time delay for nopasswlogin user.

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Can you show an example of how this should be done? –  Graeme Feb 23 at 11:54

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