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# Using LightDM Autologin Greeter

This package of the LightDM Autologin Greeter is configured by
default to start a session called `lightdm-xsession`,
which does not exist.

If you wish to define this session, you can do so by creating

The file will look something like this:

[Desktop Entry]
Name=LightDM X11 Session
Comment=Basic X11 Session invoked by LightDM


The `lightdm-xsession.xinitrc` file is an executable shell script,
which would look something like this:


exec matchbox-window-manager &



Finally, you'd need to define the autologin parameters, which you
can do by creating `/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/99-autologin.conf`.

The file will look something like this:


That will get you a basic autologin kiosk-like section. If you
want to do a bit more, check out some of the common configuration
examples for LightDM:

More information is available on the LightDM website: