LightDM auto login on Arch Linux

24-08-21 17:21 simon

Using a graphical login offers some benefits, one being easy login for less technical users.

To setup the auto login on Arch Linux, there is the usual step of editing /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf and uncommenting or adding


and for Arch specifically you need to add a user group and add yourself to it.

sudo groupadd -r autologin
sudo gpasswd -a simon autologin

Change simon to your username.