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Why doesn't a GUI application in crontab open with auto-login?

I want to start a GUI application through crontab on reboot. I have setup the crontab as @reboot export DISPLAY=:0 && ./myscript.sh and it works perfectly fine when auto-login is disabled i.e. ...
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Windows Credential Manager not authenticate automatically

I'm currently trying to find a solution to automatically login to TFS and I use the credential manager for that. I added the account to a windows credential and it worked on my machine. My problem is ...
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Windows 10 autolock with task scheduler doesnt work properly

Ok so I'm trying to achieve a scenario where my managed systems automatically login after any reboot and then lock the PC to secure them. I've achieved this in Windows 7 by using control ...
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Automatic connection by ssh to the server at startup

I would like to know if it's possible to establish a connection to a server via ssh when starting a machine (I configured SSH key based secure authentication). Thanks
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Automate Cosomote login using a FON account

i found Cosmote Wifi Fon can sent me script to auto login fon using Cosomote . Ifount Automate BTWiFi login using a FON account but is BT in for Cosmote
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ssh with auto login and running ./filecommand.py (how do i get it to echo commands of the script)

I have created a Linux mint launcher (shortcut) in the launcher the command is: ssh user@192.168.1.100 ./lamp.py When I double click the launcher it opens the terminal window and doesn't show me ...
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Is there a way to switch user from powershell or cmd?

I have a Windows 10 machine, which auto login (using netplwiz) the Administrator account, and load some script at startup. Now I need sign-in with another user (User-1), after the Administrator ...
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Windows 10 Autologin after hibernate

On a PC running WIndows 10 Professional 1809, I have a local user configured for autologin, i.e. after a system reboot, this user is logged in automatically, without having to enter the password. ...
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Autologin to sites that don't have “remember me” feature [closed]

There's one site that I have to visit quite often that doesn't have a "remember me" checkbox. Is there some extension for Firefox that maybe can automatically execute some actions (or some JavaScript) ...
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How can I configure a secure autologin?

I need to set up an auto-login to the administrator account on a server (I know that most of you will just tell me not to do this. I know it's not recommended... but trust that it's essential for now)...
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Firefox auto- login to site that doesn't keep me logged in?

There are websites I frequent (mainly my web host, Hostinger.com) that don't keep me logged in if I close the browser tab, and are annoying to log-in to for various reasons (like login delays due to ...
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How to save login and password in Firefox, when website has not remeber credentials feature?

I use the website on daily basis and it does not have "save login and password" feature. I don't use Firefox's password manager. Is it possible to bypass login page, to save the cache, where the ...
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Debian 9 LXDE Autologin doesn't work

I've set in lightdm.conf these 2 settings (under the Seat:* section) and the autologin doesn't work. It still ask me for user and password autologin-user=user autologin-user-timeout=0 I've tried ...
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How to stop Windows 10 automatically signing users in (in the background) [duplicate]

This is slightly different to this and other questions because 1. All my users have a password, and 2. I still get the user selection screen on boot up. My problem is though, that the last used user ...
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How to bypass Login-Screen in Windows 10 after standby?

I have a client running Windows 10 Home, and a user without a password that I have setup for automatic logon after boot. This works fine if I completely boot the computer from power-off leading to the ...
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auto login Linux 16.04

i installed a minimal ISO of Ubuntu on my virtual machine . after installing i installed these programs : open-box lightdm everything works fine but when i want to do the auto login ,i get stuck . i ...
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gdm - Use a script to set the automaticlogin user

I use Debian 8 which runs Gnome 3.14.1. I want to setup an autologin, but the name of the user to autolog is not fixed so I want to use a script to set it. According to GDM documentation (at https://...
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Xubuntu 16.04 ttyname failed Inappropriate ioctl for device

I have a need to launch Xubuntu as a root user for a stand-alone demo system. Whether I use the auto-login feature from lightdm, or when logging in via "Other" > "root" when prompted, I always get ...
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Auto-Login Windows XP/Win-7 using a Batch File (or VB Script) stored in a Standard USB Pen Drive

Why I need this: I have Pen Drive full of batch scrips and other diagnostic tools. I have 75 stand-alone (Not Networked) PCs 'mostly with Win-XP-Pro SP-2, in 2 Labs. I often need to login each PC ...
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Windows 10 Autologon

I am using the following registry settings on a Windows 10 Ent x64 LTSB 1607 system that are pushed via GPO. The policy applies fine, however the desired effect of automatically logging in does not ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from automatically logging into a passwordless account [duplicate]

We have a Windows 10 Home version 1607 desktop with two user accounts: an administrator account with a password and a limited account without a password. If I shut down the system without logging out ...
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True auto-login in Firefox?

Is there a way to set up true auto-login in Firefox? What I want to happen, is, periodically (maybe on startup, or once after signing in to sync), Firefox (or an addon) will go to all the login pages ...
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Can you force windows 10 mail to use a password

I would like to know if it is possible to force the integrated windows mail to use a password, after your Hotmail account is linked. If possible can a pin be used as well. Example log in to windows ...
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Disabled automatic login in Windows 10 does not work anymore

In my Windows 10 Pro 64bit I have several accounts without passwords (I won't need it at home, I just want to let each one have his profile) and after following some hacks which involve registry and ...
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Windows 10 build 10586.545 inside Hyper-V Automatic Login not working with NETPLWIZ or AutoLogon

I am trying to get a Windows 10 virtual machine inside Hyper-V to automatically login (without any lock screen or user password input). There are similar questions on SU about doing this in Windows 10,...
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Windows 10: How to boot straight to desktop without ever seeing the “logging you now in” screen?

How to boot STRAIGHT to the desktop on Windows 10 WITHOUT ever seeing the "Logging you now in" screen? This link removes the necessity for the password authenticication (check!) This link for Win8 ...
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Can you make Windows 10 auto-login one specific user?

On my Windows 10 machine I have two users. One (A) has no password and one (B) has one. I want Windows to automatically log in user A on startup. It works when that user was the last one to log in. ...
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Don't require password on wakeup while explorer.exe is killed

I need to configure Windows 10 Kiosk Auto-login tablets that don't require a password when they go to sleep. Right now, our tablets autologin on a local user, which kills explorer.exe at login and ...
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How do I get the desktop to show directly after wakeup from sleep?

I'd like to immediately return to my desktop after waking from sleep. I've managed to remove the password, but still need to wait and click on Sign in after waking from sleep. Is there a setting or ...
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How to have account auto logon after other user disconnects from RDP

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine set up as a kiosk. A domain account is set to auto-logon using SysInternals Autologon. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905 When the machine powers ...
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Auto Login multiple users on Windows Server 2012?

We have a windows server 2012 to which multiple users connect simultaneously and use multiple instances of our application running in different user sessions. The problem is that we have to login each ...
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How to auto login in Windows 10 with PIN?

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 on my Dell XPS Laptop. On my older system, I had the admin auto logon feature turned on via the registry settings. This setting required a defaultPassword String ...
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Enable auto sign-in on Windows 10

It's tedious to type my password every time I start my Windows 10 VM, especially since you can't paste a password into the box. I want to set up automatic login. Following the instructions here I ...
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Prevent auto login during boot once

My Windows 8.1 has auto login enabled. Sometimes I need to login with different user. Is it possible to disable auto login during windows once without disabling it globally? because most of all cases ...
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Is autologon secure in the cloud

I have a cloud windows server 2008 VPS. I would like to have it autologin on startup. Is doing so secure in a cloud environment? More details: The server doesn't store user details. It just runs ...
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How to login a user from batch?

I'm looking for a way to login a user at a certain time of the day (for example 3 o'clock, when I'm most certainly not logged in), take some screenshot and then logout. As you can see from my ...
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Windows 10 Auto Login doesn't work with November Update

After upgrading to Windows 10 November update, Windows no longer allows user to auto-login to any user account. I tried to setup the Registry values, it didn't work. After the restart, all the values ...
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Windows 10 “auto login” after connecting via rdp (mstsc)

After Upgrading 2 of my PCs (same LAN network) to Windows 10 (coming from Win8.1) i tried to setup my old Remote Configurations. When i connect via rdp (mstsc.exe) I'm getting the active session of ...
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How to disable auto sign in on windows 10 [duplicate]

I recently installed windows 10 and on the machine there are two accounts - let's call them u1 & u2. U1 is password protected and u2 is not. By default windows 10 auto logs in to the last user who ...
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Can I disable auto logon on windows 10 home

I recently setup a new computer for my parents with windows 10 home. I made two local accounts for them - no microsoft accounts. I also would like to keep them without a password. Problem is now that ...
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How can I disable the automatic login of the last active user in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro with two user accounts, mine being a password-protected administrator and the other being a standard user with no password. Now, when the latter logs in, shuts the ...
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How to log in into a user account that a password with a batch file? Or any other settings? [duplicate]

I think I've seen this before but I've never given it much consideration. I usually do not have a password for my own user account, and it's the default one. I set up an automatic boot on BIOS setup ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite automatic logon

I want to configure Max OS X Yosemite with automatic logon. I checked tutorials, but the option to activate it, even with superuser, is blocked. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to use voice biometrics to login to Windows 7?

I upgraded from Windows XP (where I used Microsoft Fingerprint reader), but Windows 7 doesn't have any drivers for that Microsoft Device so I am wondering if anyone has found a way to use voice ...
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Locked Screen, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to instantly log on

Local account on a domain joined PC (Windows 7 Professional). Local account has no password (no worries, it's segregated/secure). Upon locking the PC, we want to "Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log on" ...
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Auto-login straight into desktop on Debian 7 with LXDE

Yesterday I have installed Debian on a virtual machine. I have SSH configured and everything set up. I don't like developing inside a VM. It doesn't help to resize the browser and test everything ...
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Log a user in without switching focus to it

I have a few programs that auto-start whenever I log into my user on my Windows 8.1 computer. Because some of these are servers (such as FTP and HTTP that I use to access my files when I'm away), they ...
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How to change the default resolution in Windows for automatic logon?

I have several Windows Server 2012 virtual systems, mainly on AWS. These systems are used to perform browser based UI tests using Selenium. The tests need to be started with a specific user account, ...
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Want to stop Photoshop from opening at OS X startup

Photoshop opens when I startup my iMac with Yosemite 10.10 I have checked off Open at Login and my System Preferences do not have an Accounts icon in order for me to stop auto login for Photoshop. ...
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How to stop windows explorer from trying to log in to a network share so many times after a password change

So typically, I'm logged into at least one network share with my Windows 8.1 machine. And every 30 days or so, I have to update my passwords on the network shares. However, if I attempt to access ...