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How to autoboot your Pi without login prompt


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This tutorial is ideal if you don't want to keep logging in with CLI, everytime you boot up.

You will no longer have to keep Logging in with Startx, or user and pass to get into ur LXDE after this one. Ideal for servers/car computers etc.

 

Log into your Pi, then type:

 

sudo nano /etc/inittab

 

Look for the line:

 

1:2345:respawn:/sbin/ getty 115200 tty1

 

Just add a "#" infront of it to disable it:

 

#1:2345:respawn:/sbin/ getty 115200 tty1

 

Add this line under it:

 

1:2345:respawn:/bin/login -f pi tty1</dev/tty1>/dev/tty1 2>&1

 

Hit CTRL + X and Y to save.

 

Type:

 

sudo nano ~/.bash_profile

 

Type:

 

startx

 

Hit CTRL + X and Y to save.

 

Now:

 

sudo reboot

 

It should now boot automatically. :)



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