[artix-general] Is console autologin possible to start X automatically on Artix?

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sat Jun 1 02:21:23 EEST 2019


starting X is an issue with permisions.  The default expects X to launch
from systemd

On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 10:02:47AM +0000, Fungi4All via artix-general wrote:
> > Some one suggested just starting X automatically on VT1 [2], without autologin, and with that I no longer need to block the screen at the very beginning, prior to calling the WM/DE on xinitrc, but there's a non graphical interface in the middle. Sounds good enough to me, as long as at init the system lands on VT1 at 1st, and not any random VT. Some time back it used to be that the VT finally showed at init was any (random?). Not sure if there's a way to make sure it's always VT1. If that can be configured, it's good enough, and there's no need for a DM at all...
> >
> > Thanks !
> >
> > Javier
> >
> > [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Getty#Automatic_login_to_virtual_console
> > [2] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xinit#Autostart_X_at_login
> >
> 
> I am not very sure what you are referring to.  You want to login at tty and have the wm/desktop open up right away, you don't want to see the tty and have a DM show you a login screen or you want to boot and go straight into the DE without any login involved?  The last is what you commonly find on a live image.  Since it works on MATE-OpenRC  iso it should be able to work on an installed system as well.
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