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Sorry for the crummy title. Anyway, I am having a problem getting my Asus EEE PC 1011CX-MU10-BK to boot with Ubuntu 12.04.2. It will show the Asus logo screen and then go into a purple screen. From there, A screen comes up saying the aufs root system has successfuly set up and that GPU timed out, but it still continues to boot. Where it stops is a screen that says:

[  32.686892] aufs au_xino_do_write:380:colord[982]: I/O Error, write failed (4294967268)
[  aufs au_xino_do_write:416:colord[982]: I/O Error, write failed (-5)

The screen says that twice, but the second time, it has a different set of numbers. It proceeds to stay on the page indefinitely. I have looked around and found nothing that helps me. One of the things I have tried is the Ctrl+Alt+F1 terminal thing. When my username is entered, it says asks me for my password. When I try to type in my password, nothing shows up. There are no astericts (*) or anything. The line space next to the word password stays blank. When I press enter, it says "login incorrect." It looks like this:

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS system-2ca895 tty1
system-2ca895 login: ryahel1
Incorrect login
system-2ca895 login:

It is a school netbook. Is there some admin thing I need? I don't know very much about Ubuntu. If there is anything I was unclear on, please tell me and I will try to specify as best as I can. Any suggestions are very helpful and much appreciated! Also, sorry for the length of this post.


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Welcome to AskUbuntu! The behaviour with your password is normal, have a look at this question: askubuntu.com/questions/112069/… –  Oyibo Feb 7 '13 at 8:05
Please note that this is not a duplicate of that question; presumably a GUI is installed but is not running automatically here @TheMainInsane Are you saying it says "login incorrect" even if you type in the correct password before pressing enter? –  Eliah Kagan Feb 7 '13 at 11:19
Huh, I didn't know that the characters were not supposed to show up when you typed the password. That answers one question. Using the username and password that I would generally use to log into my netbook, yes, and it says login incorrect. It is a school netbook. Do I need some root or admin access to do things? Is there anything I could possibly do with Grub, like editing the normal boot sequence? Thanks for the replies! –  TheMainInsane Feb 7 '13 at 17:13
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