Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: LightDM login not necessary

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Beans
    5,003

    LightDM login not necessary

    I just came across this. When I get to the login window that requires my password, if I just do a "Ctrl+Alt+F7 it opens to my desktop. No password required. Has anyone else noticed this behavior?
    Last edited by ibjsb4; May 20th, 2013 at 01:16 AM.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    WI USA
    Beans
    10,381
    Distro
    Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

    Re: LightDM login not necessary

    I have more than one window manager installed, but if enter tty and use Ctrl + Alt +F7 I am returned to the login screen . Ctrl + Alt +F7 does nothing by it'sself.
    Infinite diversity in infinite combination.

    Ubuntu Documentation Search: Popular Pages
    Ubuntu: Security Basics
    Ubuntu: Manual

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Beans
    5,003

    Re: LightDM login not necessary

    Your right, it shouldn't do anything by itself, but it does. I can bypass my login (password) and go straight to my desktop. I removed other DMs and reinstalled lightdm, but still the same. This is my test-box so maybe its time for a reinstall. Not a big deal on this box, just wondered if anyone else could do this.


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Vancouver Canada
    Beans
    3,136
    Distro
    Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

    Re: LightDM login not necessary

    Hi ibjsb4.

    Are you running any startup scripts?

    Maybe a reinstall is a good idea.
    Last edited by hansdown; May 20th, 2013 at 12:47 AM.
    I learn something ubuntu everyday.
    dell precision T7500 1Tb hdd x 2
    2.67 Ghz intel xeon X5550 cpu
    nvidia quadro fx 4800-1.5 Gb video card

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Beans
    5,003

    Re: LightDM login not necessary

    Nope, no scripts. I did a questionable install from a third party site the other day, it did not go well. Think your right, its reinstall time. I was mainly just curious if anyone else has notice this behavior. Going to mark this solved with a reinstall. Thanks for the replies


  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Vancouver Canada
    Beans
    3,136
    Distro
    Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

    Re: LightDM login not necessary

    Methinks your words bespeak wisdom, sir.
    I learn something ubuntu everyday.
    dell precision T7500 1Tb hdd x 2
    2.67 Ghz intel xeon X5550 cpu
    nvidia quadro fx 4800-1.5 Gb video card

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •