Category: Debian

Autologin to text in Debian Jessie
article #756, updated 825 days ago

First do this:

sudo mkdir -pv /etc/systemd/system/getty@tty1.service.d
sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/getty@tty1.service.d/autologin.conf

This will edit a new file autologin.conf. Here is the text for it:

[Service]
ExecStart=
ExecStart=-/sbin/agetty --autologin $username --noclear %I 38400 linux

Make sure you replace “$username” with the username with which you want login to occur.

If, peradventure, you would like X to automatically start up after the above autologin to text, add the following to ~/.profile:

[[ -z $DISPLAY && $XDG_VTNR -eq 1 ]] && exec startx

You will also have to remove the desktop manager which is running, e.g., lightdm.

Categories:   Debian   

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rc.local in Debian Jessie
article #757, updated 904 days ago

A good start:

http://scotte.github.io/2014/03/systemd-is-in-the-trees/

Categories:   Debian