[mythtv-users] mythbuntu 9.10, multiple problems

Marc Randolph mrand at pobox.com
Tue Nov 3 17:10:54 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Travis Tabbal <travis at tabbal.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Robert Dyer <psybers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Travis Tabbal <travis at tabbal.net> wrote:
>> >> 1. Auto login doesn't work.
>> >
>> > Mythbuntu-control-centre has options for that. It stopped working when I
>> > upgraded as well. Just go in there and turn it on again.
>> I also had this problem, however the config dialog in
>> mythbuntu-control-centre was 'locked' and it refused to unlock (for
>> me).
> I needed to use the *root* password, the user password wouldn't work. I
> actually had to go to a shell and use "sudo passwd root" to set a root
> password as my install didn't have one. I found that odd as Ubuntu generally
> uses the user password. Nothing wrong with editing the config files manually
> though. :)

That is extremely odd.

Here is the bug regarding auto-login, along with how to resolve the issue:


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