Ansible Role: LightDM
Role to allow configuration of LightDM, currently limited to configuring the auto-login preferences and whether to allow users to login using the guest account.
Ansible >= 2.6
- Trusty (14.04)
- Xenial (16.04)
- Bionic (16.04)
Note: other versions are likely to work but have not been tested.
The following variables will change the behavior of this role (default values are shown below):
# Username of user to auto-login on startup lightdm_autologin_user: # Time to wait (in seconds) before the user is auto logged in to allow a chance # to log in as a different user. lightdm_autologin_user_timeout: 0 # Whether to allow users to login using the guest account lightdm_greeter_allow_guest: no # Directory where GLib schemas are located lightdm_glib_schemas_directory: /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas # Directory where LightDM config is located lightdm_conf_directory: /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d # Name of override file for LightDM config lightdm_overide_filename: 70-ansible.conf
This role can be used as follows:
- hosts: servers roles: - role: gantsign.lightdm lightdm_autologin_user: vagrant
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Development & Testing
To develop or test you'll need to have installed the following:
Because the above can be tricky to install, this project includes Molecule Wrapper. Molecule Wrapper is a shell script that installs Molecule and it's dependencies (apart from Linux) and then executes Molecule with the command you pass it.
To test this role using Molecule Wrapper run the following command from the project root:
Note: some of the dependencies need
sudo permission to install.
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