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Linux - create user with no password (login without password prompt)

I found many articles mentioning that user has no password after using passwd -d. While on some of my systems it indeed works (I can su from unprivileged accounts to them without giving password) on ...
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Auto-login on tty if usb key is available

I'm using Gentoo Linux with Openrc and CDM. I want to perform automatic login on tty1 if usb key is inserted. E.g. I can check hash-sum of some files on this usb drive to be sure that it's correct key....
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linux mint 19.3 login automatically at startup and wake from suspend if connected to home wifi

is there any way to login automatically at startup and wake from suspend only when connected to certain wifi networks (for example wifi at home) on a linux mint 19.3 (ubuntu 18.04) cinnamon? thanks
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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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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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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 autologin in debian 10?

I just installed debian 10, but it wants able to make it autologin into mate after the boot, Im using gdm and try to edit the /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf Uncomented the autologin and user lines but ...
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How to modify the boot process of a Lubuntu liveCD

I am using a persistent Lubuntu liveCD image. Now I intended to disable the autologin and hide the original user (lubuntu) in the login screen. during a reboot it tries to create a new user lubuntu ...
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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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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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Is there a way to perform a full login as another user without being root?

In our setup, we are forced to use Microsoft Active Directory (AD) for ssh access to our Linux VM, so that when employees leave they can be blocked from accessing the VM once their AD account is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Setting up tty autologin on FreeBSD

I was trying to setup tty auto login for FreeBSD, I copied the P|Pc|Pc part and made a change: Pcal console:\ :al=root:ht:np:sp#9600 And modify the tty for ttyv0: ttyv0 "/usr/libexec/getty Pcal" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need to auto-login after logout on ubuntu

I've set up a kiosk using Ubuntu 12.04, and I'd like to have it autologin after a user logs out or if the screen locks, in case someone manages to get back to lightdm or tries to login to the non-...
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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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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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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 console as root on fedora

Can someone help to autologin in console text mode as root in fedora, usually I can do using script like this : /sbin/autologin.sh: #!/bin/bash 0</dev/$1 1>/dev/$1 2>&1 cat /etc/issue ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...