[mythtv-users] Auto-login and associated problems...KDE 3.3 problem?

Douglas Beck beckd at dig-concepts.com
Thu Oct 14 16:47:06 UTC 2004

Thanks for the tips, guys.  It was more than enough to get auto-login 

I'm putting some things is rc.local to get things initialized properly 
on boot up but it just doesn't seem to be running them.  Will it always 
execute rc.local on boot up?


Yan-Fa Li wrote:

> My bad, I wasn't aware gnome supported auto-login.  However if he's 
> using KDE and the KDE Login Manager tool, I don't think it will set 
> the right files for GDM.  That's why I switched my login manager to 
> KDM and it works just fine thanks. :D
> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Oct 13, 2004, at 18:36, Yan-Fa Li wrote:
>>> I'm guessing, but check your /etc/sysconfig/desktop setting.  I 
>>> think you have to change it to KDE.  By default it's GNOME.  Only 
>>> KDM will honor the auto-login feature.  XDM and GDM will simply 
>>> ignore it.
>> False, at least with respect to GDM. They just have different places 
>> in which you set auto-login.
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