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Description of problem:
Fedora Core 2 is missing the file /etc/pam.d/kde-np. When /etc/sysconfig/desktop has the entry:
This causes FC2 to use kdm instead of the default gdm. This is useful for users that want to use the kde autologin feature. However, the missing pam file causes kde autologin to fail even when correctly configured via kcontrol.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE" to /etc/sysconfig/desktop
2. Configure Autologin with kcontrol (convenience tab)
3. Observe Authentication Failed dialog when starting X
Actual Results: Autologin fails (gives dialog) and user must then login with username and password.
Expected Results: X should automatically login with the configured user.
cp /etc/pam.d/gdm-autologin /etc/pam.d/kde-np
This makes kdm autologin functional. The file /etc/pam.d/kde-np should be included with the distribution.
Still missing with FC3t2 :( - 'authentication failure'.
it's fixed in 3.3.0-7. Many thanks for your report.