Bug#428617: gdm: Autologin with screen locked

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sat Jun 16 22:43:28 UTC 2007

forwarded 428617 http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448345

Le mardi 12 juin 2007 à 16:23 -0700, Josh Triplett a écrit :
> My laptop has only one user: myself.  Autologin would improve convenience, but
> I want the security of requiring a password.  If gdm had an option to pre-fill
> the login name and just prompt for a password, that would save some time.
> However, it would save even more time to autologin but lock the screen before
> starting any programs.  This would allow GNOME to load while I type in my
> password; it would also mean that if I started up the system and walked away,
> it would have GNOME fully loaded when I came back, rather than just waiting
> for me to log in.

As this request requires integration between several components (the
screensaver, the session manager and maybe gdm), I have forwarded it
upstream. You can follow its progress there.

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