[clug] booting into X with no login

rob shugg clug at kinetic.com.au
Wed Sep 28 22:43:59 GMT 2005

Thanks for the help, I will look into these


Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> 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.

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