Internet kiosk style setup

Lee Harr missive at
Wed Sep 15 01:13:12 PDT 2004

>Can X / a window manager be run without a user login as an
>interactive display or am I barking up the wrong tree?
>(ie I dont want to have to add a winblows box just for the graphics.
>And I wont be specing any system without serious BSD firewalling etc)

Not really.  You can "auto log in" a particular user, and you can
run a program of your choosing automatically (either with or
without a window manager) but X needs to run as somebody
(even if that somebody is nobody  ;o)

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