Okay, to enable auto-login, we’ll have to play with the settings file of lightdm. Just follow these steps.
Start Root Terminal (Applications -> System Tools -> Root Terminal). We have to edit the file in Nano editor. Give the following command:
With your arrow keys scroll downwards. You’ll find a line like so:
Now remove the # at the beginning and add your username at the end. Something like this:
Replace ‘utkarsh’ with your username.
Now hit CTRL + X to close the file. Nano will ask you whether you’d like to save the file. Hit Y. Take a look at the screen shot below. I have highlighted the line for you.
Final step. Reconfigure lightdm to register the changes. Give the command below:
Done! Reboot your computer. You should log in automatically. Let me know how it goes.
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