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I use a touch screen PC (archlinux + lxde). I want to login with lxdm and enter password with florence. I tried to add /usr/bin/florence in /etc/lxdm/LoginReady but it didn't work. Any suggestions?

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Tried PreLogin instead of LoginReady (wild guess)? (A quick fix might be autologin=someuser.) –  sr_ Oct 19 '12 at 13:54

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I was just looking into this - and I tried the same thing: created /etc/lxdm/LoginReady from scratch, chmod +x-ed it, and inserted a logger statement in the script. The logger message does appear in /var/log/syslog - however, neither onboard nor xvkbd can start (and they can break the logger message too).

It turns out, this maybe is not down to lxdm, but to lightdm - in particular, lightdm-gtk-greeter on my device (see also Is it possible to configure LightDM to load Caribou for the on screen keyboard, replacing onboard? - Ask Ubuntu and Customising the LightDM GTK Greeter | Arcticdog's Kennel).

Somebody apparently made a patch for Arch, and posted it at Bug #905809 “PATCH lightdm-gtk-greeter on screen keyboard suppor...” : Bugs : LightDM GTK+ Greeter; unfortunately the Ubuntu folks didn't seem to be interested.

But in any case, it seems one has to patch all the way down to C code, which is rather unfortunate...

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