View Full Version : [ubuntu] Automatically login two users

April 27th, 2008, 09:56 AM
I know how to automatically login one user (system->administration->login window->security). But how do I automatically login two users?

Setting both automatic login and timed login for the other account didn't seem to work. Google or Ubuntu wiki didn't seem to have information about this either, nothing what I could find.

Reason: Two members in the family who are supposed to use the same computer. This is already possible by using the user switcher, but currently one member has to type password every day for the first time he/she logins and wait for the desktop to load. It would be nice if the password would not be asked for the first time but instead both accounts would be automatically logged in (the second account on the background) so it would be ready and booted up when user is switched.

Security: This is a secure home network, so you don't need to worry about that.

System: Ubuntu 8.04 (English)

April 27th, 2008, 04:45 PM

Submit your idea to:


and post back here again the # of your new idea. I personally agree with you.

Best regards,
Hans Deragon

April 28th, 2008, 04:31 PM
and post back here again the # of your new idea.

Here you go:

April 30th, 2008, 08:36 PM
So far my suggestion has gained -19 in score, with two commens. One saying that I should post that to the Ubuntuforums and the other says that it is not very useful idea.