Head over to the trusty command line and edit /etc/gdm/custom.conf. The file already contains several sections, all of which are empty by default.
# GDM configuration storage[daemon]
AutomaticLogin Enable = true
AutomaticLogin = admin
Disabling the Keyring Dialogue
you may experience a Keyring Dialogue which will ask for your root password every time after a restart. This isn’t much better than the login screen. This may or may not happen, depending on your current configuration:
One article I found suggested to head over to System – Preferences – Startup Applications and simply un-check from the list .
All we have to do is
– head over to the Network Connections Icon at the top of the screen
– and right-click it
– select Edit Connections…
– pick your current wireless connection and select Edit
– provide the root password (only necessary this once)
– check the tick box Available to all users
Wait! My system boots into the Command Line interface, even though I have GNOME installed. What gives?
You can tell your system in which mode to start. To do this, edit your /etc/inittab file:
// change this line id:3:initdefault: // to id:5:initdefault: