[clug] booting into X with no login
Martijn van Oosterhout
kleptog at svana.org
Wed Sep 28 08:38:09 GMT 2005
The way you activate X without a login is using startx rather than xdm.
So, something like:
su - username startx&
may do what you want.
On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 06:03:34PM +1000, rob shugg wrote:
> We are setting up a panel PC with a touch screen to control a piece of
> equipment. We want it to fire up into X on boot without the need to select
> a user and enter a password as we have no keyboard.
> Its a debian sarge machine running fluxbox. Im just not sure where to start
> with this, can anyone give me a run down.
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Patent. n. Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. A patent is a
> tool for doing 5% of the work and then sitting around waiting for someone
> else to do the other 95% so you can sue them.
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