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CentOS 6 Single User Auto Login

To have Centos auto login to Gnome with a single user account make the following modification.

Add these two lines in /etc/gdm/custom.conf under the [daemon] section.

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  1. 2013-04-05 at 05:56

    I dont have gdm installed, what can you suggest in such a situation, only runlevel 3 and startx.. CentOS 6.3

    • LF4
      2013-04-05 at 08:21

      That’s a good question I’ll update this to include how to do it with out GDM for those that don’t have it installed.

      • 2013-04-06 at 11:07

        Thanks for the words, Meanwhile I figured it out.

        Modified following line in /etc/init/tty.conf

        exec /sbin/mingetty $TTY to exec /sbin/mingetty –autologin username password $TTY

  2. 2013-04-06 at 11:09

    Reblogged this on Vashishtha's Blog and commented:
    How to enable Auto Login in Redhat/Cent OS with or without gdm installed.

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