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    Require Password at Login, openSUSE 13.1


    I've installed and set up a whole slew of distros, but I'm now trying openSUSE for the first time. In short, I'm completely ignorant of openSUSE and the KDE desktop. Don't ask me why I did this, but during the install I kept the box checked that allows for auto login, and I'm now trying to figure out how to change things so that when the system boots I'll be prompted for my password. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks!

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    I don't use Opensuse but with KDE, you usually have an option to configure your Desktop. In the System Administration is an option for Login Screen. If you open that, you should get a new window with a number of tabes. The one on the far right is 'Convenience'. Click that tab and there should be a box to Enable Password-Less Logins. Uncheck the box and uncheck the user in the window below. If you don't have these options with KDE, I don't have any other ideas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yancek View Post
    I don't use Opensuse but with KDE, you usually have an option to configure your Desktop. In the System Administration is an option for Login Screen. If you open that, you should get a new window with a number of tabes. The one on the far right is 'Convenience'. Click that tab and there should be a box to Enable Password-Less Logins. Uncheck the box and uncheck the user in the window below. If you don't have these options with KDE, I don't have any other ideas.
    Thanks yancek, I read something similar to what you suggest on another site, and when I go to "Convenience" I find that the boxes that would disable the password login are already unchecked. Maybe I should just break down and re-install.

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    I guess the Auto-Login option is unchecked also, it's on the same Convenience tab. I have no idea what else you could try.

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    Take a look at /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager. I think you'l find DISPLAYMANAGER_AUTOLOGIN set to your user name. Set it to "". DISPLAYMANAGER_PASSWORD_LESS_LOGIN might also be in there and should be set t no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregm View Post
    Take a look at /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager. I think you'l find DISPLAYMANAGER_AUTOLOGIN set to your user name. Set it to "". DISPLAYMANAGER_PASSWORD_LESS_LOGIN might also be in there and should be set t no.
    Thanks, I'll give it a try!

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