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Re: Problems with auto-login configuration

From: znavko
Subject: Re: Problems with auto-login configuration
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:32:24 +0000

Yeah. The other problem is how to login with another user if you have autologin 
user, described here:

Would you try Slim instead of gdm as I had workable config for Slim?

Guix needs some wiki how-tos for such questions as my and your. Github 
sometimes helps here
but not convenient and not at all.

March 25, 2020 8:48 PM, "Eric Seuret" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a new Guix user and first I want say wow! Being able to just write
> the configuration in a text file is only one of the nice things about
> guix. So thank to all the developers.
> That being said, I have a small problem. I am trying to setup a machine
> so that a user is logged in automatically but I have problems. Here is
> my (services ...) configuration for this.
> (services
> (append
> (list (service gnome-desktop-service-type)
> (service openssh-service-type)
> (set-xorg-configuration
> (xorg-configuration
> (keyboard-layout keyboard-layout))))
> (modify-services %desktop-services
> (gdm-service-type
> config => (gdm-configuration
> (auto-login? #t)
> (default-user "username"))))))
> The problem, is that, if i have (auto-login? #f) then the systems boot
> all the way to GDM and I can login with all users. However, when I try
> with (auto-login? #t), then the system just presents me with a console
> login. The user with username is also define in (users ...). 
> I am sure that I have done something false, unfortunately, I can't seem
> find it.
> Thanks in advance,
> --
> E. Seuret

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