[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#682473: Bug#682473: lightdm: autologin-user-timeout appears ineffective

Neale Banks neale at lowendale.com.au
Tue Jul 24 00:51:41 UTC 2012

On Mon, 23 Jul 2012, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On lun., 2012-07-23 at 17:12 +1000, Neale Banks wrote:
> > This appears to be upstream bug:
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lightdm/+bug/902852
> > 
> I'm marking it as forwarded, but I'm unsure if it's the same thing.

OK. But the upstream bug description matches my experience, very well.

> Does autologin-user-timeout works for the first login?

No timeout, guest user is logged in immediately.

> I have the impression that maybe autologin works only for the first
> login anyway, and not for the following times (which may be intended,
> too). In case this might be different bugs.

I thought the autologin(-timeout) was for all logins.  E.g. another user
logs in before the timeout expires; this user logs out; on timeout expiry
the guest user is magically logged in.


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