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I removed lightdm since I was not able to login as it was booting to a blank screen. Hence I installed GDM and everything was fine. Now when I try to use the Autologin option through GUI interface and also by editing the

/etc/gdm/custom.conf

AutomaticLoginEnable=true AutomaticLogin=

Autologin fails in GDM also. It goes into a black screen.

Can anyone help me out on how to reset lightdm to ubuntu defaults..and autologin?

Btw I tried

sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm etc...commands

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Check out .dmrc file in your home folder, it stores name of your session. –  kenn Jan 3 at 12:03
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