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I Tried to login and got could not update ICEauthority file error message. tried to fix it in terminal after pressing ctrl+alt+f1, but it won't recognize my password to let me do anything.

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  1. Reset your user account password using the guide here. (Not the root password)
  2. Whenever you login to the cosole/terminal/text session as root while resetting the password, issue the following command to remove the ICEauthority file.

    rm /home/your-user-name/.ICEauthority

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