[ubuntu] Stupid password issue

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have always used the traditional log-in methods to prevent my kids etc. from having administrative privileges. Now, with the kids grown up, I wanted to set-up my Ubuntu 12.04 log me in without a password. So, i unlocked my account in "user accounts" by entering my password, and I toggled "Automatic login" switch to "on." Then, to make matters even simpler, I changed "password" under "login options" to "none." I was hoping that now I could turn on my little notebook and have it automatically log me in. Now, each time I turn on (Hardware)