Odd password at boot

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Jedavis1975
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Odd password at boot

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I get a password prompt at boot after updating on 21 Jul 21.
This hap[pens after I boot and comes up on the desktop.

What is it? I have not entered my password.
How do I get rid of it?

I tried to search the title of the error, and the page blocks me with a "An attempted RFI/LFI was detected and blocked."

Mint 20.2 Mate
kernel 5.4.0-80


authentication is needed to run '/bin/sh' as the super user


Details:
Polkit.subject-pid: 8100
polkit.caller-pid: 8402
Action: org.freedesktop.policykit.exec
Vendor: The PolicyKit Project
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Kadaitcha Man
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Re: Odd password at boot

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Jedavis1975 wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:06 pm
What is it?
A startup script.
How do I get rid of it?
Remove it from your startup applications.
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Re: Odd password at boot

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Thanks.
Being that this is the newbie/beginner questions forum:

How do I edit the start up list?
How do I know which app to disable?
How did this happen in the first place?
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Re: Odd password at boot

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Jedavis1975 wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:11 am
How do I edit the start up list?
Start typing startup applications in the Mint menu.
How do I know which app to disable?
Look at and read the list. If nothing obvious pops out, start disabling candidates and reboot.
How did this happen in the first place?
For the same reason that motorbikes don't have doors and cars don't have only two wheels. Either that or the length of a piece of string, or perhaps an oopart.
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