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I tried researching about this. I found an outdated article on how to do so in eLinux. It says one must nano /etc/inittab and find a line that reads 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 115200 tty1. Unfortunatly, I couldn't find that line. In addition, I found an article on this website, but it didn't work.

How could I make my Pi automatically login upon power up? In addition, would this method be a security risk in SSH? Thanks!

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Are you sure that line doesn't exist? –  Jivings Jan 14 '13 at 6:31
    
Yes. The only line similar to the line I should be looking for is named 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 –  zeldarulez Jan 15 '13 at 14:39
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That's the one. –  Jivings Jan 15 '13 at 19:44

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