Auto login and Auto run

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Jack
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Auto login and Auto run

Post#1 by Jack » 08 Aug 2016, 23:49

Can I add a cheat code to auto login and auto run (slim) on text mode? This something I like to try if it can be done.

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MENU LABEL Text mode
KERNEL vmlinuz
APPEND initrd=initrd.xz changes=EXIT:/porteus/porteussave.dat 3
rem APPEND initrd=initrd.xz 3
TEXT HELP
    Run Porteus in text mode and
    start the command prompt only
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Re: Auto login and Auto run

Post#2 by brokenman » 09 Aug 2016, 02:14

auto login and auto run (slim) on text mode?
This sounds to me like booting into runlevel 4 (GUI) and not text mode. There are ways to autologin when booting into text mode. But as soon as you run slim you are booting into a GUI. You might as well just remove the 3 from the cheatcode and it will automatically run slim.
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