[arch-general] Automatic login

Tim Ohliger ohliger.tim at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 12:56:50 UTC 2017

2017-07-18 14:25 GMT+02:00 Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org>:

> Hello,
> How to enable automatic login in arch (using sddm and KDE) .
> I tried enabling it in /etc/sddm.conf but it didn't work. Also I saw
> something like getty but I didn't understand what it does or how to make it
> work. In all other linux there is an option called "user" in settings but
> that is absent in Arch.
> Thanks in advance.
> Nirjhor


I have an automatic login option in KDEs "System Settings" -> "Startup and
Shutdown"-> "Login Screen (SDDM)" -> "Advanced" -> "[ ] Auto Login".
Maybe that is what you are looking for.
I do not know anything about the config files since I do not use automatic


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