cary
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how to atuo login to raspberry with root

Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:13 pm

How to auto login raspberry with root user and start x11 when raspberry is powered on.
Does anybody know that. I have to do the atuo login even through i know it's weird.

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mappler
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Re: how to atuo login to raspberry with root

Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:54 pm

Something like this should probably work:
http://littlesvr.ca/linux-stuff/article ... onsole.php

Instead of running "pico", just run "startx".

-Matt

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Re: how to atuo login to raspberry with root

Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:00 pm

The simple answer would be: don't.

Assuming you are using Raspbian (?) there shouldn't be any need for a root account, use "sudo" instead if you need root privileges. Why do you want to do that?

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Re: how to atuo login to raspberry with root

Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:07 am

You don't want to boot in root unless you know every move you are making, which you likely don't if you are asking this question. The power of root access has lead many to folly (myself included) so it is simply not a good idea.

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