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I have been using Ubuntu for a while. I changed the video card (to have multiple monitors) and after fumbling with it I obviously screwed up something. Net result Ubuntu boots fine but when I try to login to my account it just returns me to the login prompt after some flickering. Now if I login from any other account (my wife's for example) it works fine so something in my account is messed up. Is there any way to reset the "control" files on my account so things work again? Any help greatly appreciated Cheers Gino

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At login screen of your PC press CTRL+ALT+F1

then login there with the login details and then do removing ~/.Xauthority file with

rm ~/.Xauthority

then restart your PC .

I hope that's going to fix your issue.

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