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Ubuntu 12.04 is installed on my laptop. It was working fine from last 3 years suddenly from last few days, whenever I wanna login into admin account it logs and log out immediately.

I can login using guest account with GUI. I can log in in admin account in CUI but not in GUI. Even if I create any admin account it does the same.

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When you say CUI do you mean a TTY? –  Lucio Mar 6 '13 at 16:05
Did you change your .profile file a few days back? If yes and you remember what changes you did, revert back and try again. –  i08in Mar 6 '13 at 16:09

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