13 – how to autologin into ArcoLinuxD i3

What I always prefer (at home) is that any operating system will autologin and I will be presented with my desktop (random wallpaper) and all my cloud syncing applications have gotten their updates in when I enter the room with my morning coffee. Topic is : autologin It all depends what you have chosen as display manager. We have chosen for lightdm so we consult our wiki. We need to change a file in


We edit this file with SUBLIME TEXT. This tool can save the changes on this protected place. We show you how I know what the name is to type in i.e. i3. After editing you need to add a user (yourself) to the autologin group.

sudo groupadd -r autologin
sudo gpasswd -a erik autologin

Then reboot. Done