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Offline wiko

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Hello, I made a new installation [manual installation] of sparkylinux xfce 32bit stable, dual boot with win7, so far so good. But i forgot to activate the start password question. In other words, it starts without asking for a password. Can I activate from the command line by the terminal>? What would be the key
« Last Edit: July 29, 2017, 04:21:27 pm by wiko »

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Re: after a new installation in another compu - a small problem
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2017, 05:50:11 am »
In a terminal

"man passwd"  would give you the man (manual) page for passwd     peace out
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Re: after a new installation in another compu - a small problem
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2017, 09:21:54 am »
See http://lxlinux.com/login-pswd.html.  Presuming you have lightdm as display manager, just reverse the instruction for automatic login, that is, comment out (put a '#' sign in front of them) the 2 lines indicated.

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Re: after a new installation in another compu - a small problem
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2017, 01:51:52 pm »
Unfortunately LightDM only controls the appearance I do not see where to adjust the input to the system to activate the password question

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Re: after a new installation in another compu - a small problem
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 02:14:33 pm »
Edit the lightdm config file:
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sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.confChange 'nano' to 'mousepad' if you like.
Comment the lines (put # in the front of the lines):
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autologin-session=
autologin-user=
and (if not commented):
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autologin-user-timeout=0
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