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Multiple user authentications for same account/environment

A computer is being used for shift work currently with a shared account with autologin at boot. Certain UI applications start up at autologin and its important that they run continuously. How can we ...
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autologin with lightdm doesn't work properly

I have a laptop asus with windows 10 and debian 9. efi grub like bootloader. I wish boot it both of them without password. The problem is lightdm: with autologin the desktop environment dosn't finish ...
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Debian Stretch auto login on boot

I am trying to figure out how to get automatic login to work with a base console installation of Debian Stretch testing I tried an answer to a similar question on this site but it did not work: ...
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Is it safe to auto-login if the system is encrypted?

I'm running linux (specifically Debian 9) on my everyday-use laptop, where the disk with the system is encrypted, so whenever I boot it up, the password is required prior to entering the system. In ...
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how can I automate the process of login to my remote host via jump host

I am using a Windows machine and I connect to my remote host via a jump host using a SSH software (I use mobaxterm for now). Now my login process is like this: Load the jump host session I have saved ...
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Kali Linux Can't Log in as non-root user and wireshark complaining about root

When I opened wireshark (fresh install of live usb kali with persistence) for the first time it complained about me being root. This is what I found in googling it: Yes it's recommended and ...
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Auto startx before login on FreeBSD

This problem is driving me crazy! I use "/etc/ttys" on FreeBSD to configure the commands that are executed when getty is executed. This is the relevant line of my config file /etc/ttys: ttyv8 "/...
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How to make my wallpaper to appear after autologin in lightdm

These are things I did Inside [Seat:*] in /etc/lighdm/lighdm.conf I changed greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter autologin-user=pi autologin-user-timout=0 and in /etc/lighdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter ...
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logged in on X without environment

I have an rpi2. I want the same Black Screen that you get after Arch installation (without graphical environment), the only difference is that it automatically logs in with your user account. I ...
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Automatically Login on Debian 9.2.1 Command Line

I just installed Debian 9.2.1 on an old laptop as a cheap server. The computer is not physically accessed by anyone other than myself, so I would like to automatically login upon startup so that if I ...
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Change autologin from GNOME to i3

I am on Debian Testing How do I enable auto-login to i3 instead of GNOME Update I followed the answer provide by jasonwryan, but it did not solve the problem I did $ update-alternatives --install ...
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linux - autologin and run X11 app in loop

I got some project where need to have simple workstation with running only web browser. It should boot -> autologin and run browser; when somebody will close browser it should start it again. I have ...
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Auto login on tty1 only (No GUI)

I have a few data collection machines that have been running on old PCs using CentOS 6 for a number of years. I'm trying to set them up on a Raspberry Pi running CentOS 7. Tty1 is set to auto ...
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Arch: how to disable auto-login on tty?

On my Arch, root can directly login via tty without password. However, for normal users, password is mandatory. So, How to disable the auto-login of root on tty.
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run script remotely and use result locally with ssh auto login

I want to connect from ServerA to ServerB , and check Oracle Database Status and PendingLogs then record results, and use the result on ServerA ,and compare with the result on serverA and generate ...
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How to AutoLock after AutoLogin

I configured AutoLogin on my Linux Mint Mate system because I am using it as a small home server for file sharing, etc. And some app don't work well if the user is not logged in. But I don't want the ...
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NOT close telnet when supplying username and password using echo

When I'm supplying username and password to telnet to login, it is automatically closed after the following command: echo password | telnet mymachine -l mysuername The console outputs: Connected to ...
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auto login on xfce in jessie

I have started running Jessie (Debian 8) with a LightDM/Xfce desktop on my HTPC after it grinding to a near-halt on W7. One of the things that I cannot get past is having to type the password -- not a ...
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How do you configure autologin in Debian Jessie?

I have a headless computer (TS-7680) with Debian Jessie that I access via Putty command line. The computer does not have any GUI and is only accessed by the command line. It will be put into the ...
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Debian PXE pre-seed file

I've done a first PXE installation with Debian 7 and I'm currently trying to make another one for Debian 8. I'm stuck with 3 little things and I cannot find any solution. Skip missing firmware ...
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Linux Terminal autologin only once after reboot

I'm trying to have my computer automatically log in as a specific user after reboot on an Arch Linux machine. I followed the guide from the Arch Linux Wiki, ran # systemctl edit getty@tty1 and pasted ...
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Script for ssh automatic login to a specific port

So currently, the "traditional" way to connect through SSH is the following one: ssh USERNAME@HOST -p PORT I would like to create a script in which I will include all the appropriate information (...
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How to configure agetty to autologon on only one terminal

Running ubuntu server, I've reconfigured /lib/systemd/system/getty@.service to [Service] # the VT is cleared by TTYVTDisallocate # ##ADDED THIS HERE## ExecStart=-/sbin/agetty -...
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How to have an /etc/xdg/autostart/app.desktop service wait for a (systemd) service?

TLDR: How to have an /etc/xdg/autostart/app.desktop service wait for a systemd service? Long: I have an app started by /etc/xdg/autostart/app.desktop that requires a systemd service to be started ...
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Is it possible to disable the login dialog box of Kali Linux?

For example, I need my Kali Desktop to be logged in freely, without the use of any password. That is, I should not see the following Login dialog box after the boot up. How to do that?
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Auto login into router running Busybox

My router runs Linux with embedded Busybox. I'd like to autologin and run a web browser. Here is the /etc/inittab file: # /etc/inittab init(8) configuration for BusyBox # # Copyright (C) 1999-2004 by ...
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Expect Scripts - Reading from Files and Accepting User Input

How can I write an "Expect" script to: iterate over a list of IP addresses and log in to each to perform commands (like in a BASH for loop). Right now I just copy/pasted the few lines that are my ...
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How can I transfer a file across 2 servers (source->serverA->serverB) with a single script.

I have 3 linux servers - the first one is a dev machine (where I compile my binary), the second one is a "jumpbox" which helps me connect to a "testbed" - which is the place where I need to copy my ...
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Auto-start multiple background user sessions in Linux Mint

I could use some help with what I think is a basic request on the newest edition of Linux Mint (which I think would also be applicable to Ubuntu). I have a home system with 3GB of RAM and accounts ...
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Unable to determine your tty name on Debian Wheezy on ARM

while trying to create my Debian Wheezy image for a FriendlyARM mini210s ARM single board computer, I am bumping into this issue. I have opened a terminal via serial sudo screen /dev/cu.usbserial ...
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How to autologin as root to mint 17.1

I would like to know how to autologin as root on mint 17.1? I've been able to login as root from the login screen (by enabling root access in login window settings and changing the theme to clouds). ...
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auto login with Cubian (debian with mate)

How do I automatically log a user in using Cubian? I have tried removing the default users password but it still promotes to enter a username at the login screen. I've tried editing the /etc/inittab ...
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Are there risks to auto-login/passwordless login other than physical access control?

Does auto-login/passwordless login leave the computer in exactly that same state as it would be after manually logging in, or does it create security risks of a type other than physical access control?...
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Is it possible to create an alias to rlogin and pass login paramteres?

There is a system I need to rlogin to for work, and each time it asks for my username and password and after the login I have to type in a code-word in order to get to the view I want. Is it possible ...
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How do I remove login password for Centos6.5?

Question 1 On Centos 6.5, I have a username called admin. How can I make it so the system logs in automatically? Question 2 How can I configure system to login as root user when there are other ...
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Autologin question with LightDM & Ubuntu 14.04

I have set up a batch of workstations at a library using DRBL. These workstations are running Ubuntu 14.04. I want these workstations to autologin to a specific user (a different one for each ...
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How to open Fedora without a user password?

How do I open Fedora 19 without a user password? My user name is mz2, and I want to login without a password.
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Auto-login using nodm and ecrpytfs on the home folder

I am trying to secure a Linux system to prevent offline access to the home directory (i.e. someone takes the HDD and mounts it on their system), which I've done with ecryptfs. I use nodm which boots ...
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Auto change splash screen after log on

I know how to change the splash screen, however I would like it to change automatically. Say I have a folder of images and I want each of them appear to be splash screen randomly every time I log on. ...
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Expect script + automated telnet process between three Linux machines

Is it possible to do the following by expect script? I have Linux server that connected to linux_machine1 and linux_machine1 connected to linux_machine2 My Linux server have access only to ...
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Automatic login for mysql used in CGI script

I have written a CGI script using bash which executes a MySQL query. For MySQL authentication , automatic login is used by supplying the credentials in .my.cnf file as shown below . # the following ...
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Autologin enabled, keychain blocking VNC connection

I have a CentOS server set to autolog in so we can remotely connect to the machine. When the machine reboots and we try connect to the machine, the CentOS server needs a keychain password... due to ...
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How can I start tmux automatically in fish shell while connecting to remote server via ssh

I switched from bash to fish shell. I liked it and decided to use it on my servers also. How can I start tmux automatically on ssh connection? I followed this instruction for bash but fish shell is ...
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Will autologin create remote security problems?

In Debian, I setup nodm, such that my computer logs in automatically when it is turned on. I am not concerned about thieves accessing the computer directly, but compared to a setup using GDM, can such ...
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Automatic login still doesn't work after editing custom.conf

I've edited /etc/gdm/custom.conf to show the following: [daemon] AutomaticLoginEnable=true AutomaticLogin=username Where username is obviously the username I'd like to automatically log into. I don'...
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Enable root login from GUI

I just installed Mint 16 and I see that root user is not available at login screen. I log in from normal user and went to "Login Window" option and there I set "Allow root login". Then I restarted the ...
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SLiM autologin to wrong wm

I configured my system to do an autologin using awesome wm. However, after an upgrade of my Debian Sid (which wasn't without difficulty because of a bug in the package of my graphic driver, I had to ...
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To configure script to send email only when diff command gives a difference

I'm new to the world of scripting and and currently using a script to perform a health check on the san devices that I manage. The script is simple and redirects output of commands to a current file ...
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How to automatically login with root user in Fedora?

I want to enable auto-logon with root user for some specific purpose. It's so boring that every time I power on my PC to study, I have to input user and password.
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What's wrong with this autologin configuration?

I'm configuring TTY auto login, so I followed the official guide, created a file named autologin.conf in /etc/systemd/system/getty@tty1.service.d, containing the following lines: [Service] ExecStart= ...