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Beginner query, Disable Autologin

Hi, I tried following the guide to disable auto-login, which mentions to use sudoedit /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf

However I received the following error “sudoedit: /etc/gdm3/daemon.conf: editing symbolic links is not permitted”

I used sudo nano instead and managed to make the change.
Is anyone able to confirm whether that is okay to do so or have I introduced any security related issues by using sudo nano, I did mention I was a beginner :slight_smile:
Many thanks

Follow the symbolic link.

Probably not. This is very complex. Nothing automatically going to explode if not using sudoedit. Just best practice. A lot other knowledge would be required for a threat model where that would be an issue.

Or not yet implemented feature:

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