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Iam a total newbie to Ubuntu . I installed Cinnamon through terminal . The problem is that when i boot up, if i don't enter the password before 1 or 2 minutes the password field will freeze and won't accept any text inputs.The problem was most likely caused by Cinnamon because i guess the problem started after i tried to install some Cinnamon extensions. Please answer in non-technical way as far as possible. I will never go back to Windows whatever be the outcome. Help me stay on to Ubuntu.

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Yes, this problem is due to the Cinnamon and you have to remove the cinnamon completely from your system.To do that ,open terminal and type this:

sudo apt-get --purge autoremove cinnamon

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Thanks, i remove it completely. The problem is gone but the log in takes too long. After entering password and hit enter key it takes a while to log in – UbuntuLover Nov 21 '12 at 9:13
@UbuntuLover If it solves the problem then you should vote up the answer so that it helps other members with same problem. – KashmirHackers Nov 23 '12 at 4:06
@UbuntuLover, open terminal and type following: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade – KashmirHackers Nov 23 '12 at 4:07

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