I am currently downloading Loki and will be clean installing it tonight over Freya. This is my old parent's desktop. They get really irritated with logging in with a password. How do I do this? (Last time remember Freya forced me to generate a password.)

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In the Settings app there is a User Accounts panel, which contains a "Log In automatically" toggle:

User Accounts

Not sure whether the installer forces you to create a password, but it's important as a basic form of security.


Actually, the installer forces you to create a password but you can choose to login without entering a password on the login screen.

However, you will have to enter your password to install upgrades or do other system administration tasks.

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