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I cannot log in to my computer from GNOME login session, but can from tty

Help! Something really terrible just happened a few hours ago... First, I entered my password as the picture below , after pressing ENTER, it would show some information in terminal , and then ...
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Mouse curser disappearing on login

So after I installed Ubuntu 13.10 over Windows 8 (which took ages due to having an AMD graphics chipset) I decided to install the GNOME shell which as to my knowledge is at 3.10. It installed fine ...
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gdm stopped asking for password on login or unlock

How do I restore password authentication? On a fairly fresh install of Gnomebuntu 13.10 I recently removed the 'Default keyring' in Seahorse as I saw a default keyring to be named Login on my other ...
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1answer
60 views

Run .bash_profile script at login

i'm working on a deb package that allows the administrator to create another account and run that account automatically in kiosk mode. I created the user, specified a shortkey and put that in a hidden ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. Login screen doesn't appear

I had been using Ubuntu Gnome for over 3 months now, without any issues. Today, when I tried to boot the os, I couldn't see the login screen. Instead, it shows the Screen with Gnome logo and it isn't ...
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login sound not playing

i had originally changed the login sound from the default and had it for a year,now that i want to change it to something else it just isnt playing.i followed all the instructions mentioned in all the ...
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2answers
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error when logging in flashes by too fast for me to read it

I had to do a hard reset on my machine because my Ubuntu VM in VMWare Player was completely frozen and causing some strange behavior. Waited about 5 minutes, then hit the reset switch. Now when I try ...
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1answer
35 views

Choosing default boot sequence

I choose working version from grub menu and run boot repair which says: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6457971/ I want to know how can I make it my default boot sequence.
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1answer
49 views

Enable gnome login

So as I installed plasma desktop it obviously took over and now instead of desired login screen(picture) I see some KDE lightdm theme..would it be possible I could have the default Ubuntu 12.04 login ...
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Revert from gnome classic to gnome new layout

I'm a Fedora user, and I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Virtual Box for some testing. After sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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170 views

XRDP and Openbox

I have a problem with my server. It is running on ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using XRDP as remote desktop server for other machines. Recently I installed OpenBox WM, I set it in login screen and it works on ...
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1answer
690 views

Gnome 3.10 doesn't show login, Ubuntu 13.10

I use gnome as default desktop. And I recently upgrade Ubuntu to 13.10 then upgraded gnome to 3.10. Upon restarting, it brings me to the gnome log in screen (GDM) and all I see is the top banner part ...
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133 views

Black screen when loggin in with GNOME. Ubuntu 12.04

I've been recently experiencing troubles after login Ubuntu 12.04. After typing the password the whole screen turns black for like 20 secs. Oddly enough, after that it turns sort of gray and the mouse ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 Log-In Loop

I've seen other posts with this problem (so I know it's not unheard of), but I've gone through most of the suggested fixes without much luck. I made sure .Xauthority is owned by me and not root ...
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1answer
338 views

black screen after logout

I have ubuntu 13.04 installed and normally I use MATE as desktop viewer. After I logout and login with the default desktop viewer (Unity? gnome?) the screen is black and just the ubuntu logo appears. ...
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i get these errors on boot

but the system boots normal . no issues. will it bother me ? http://s14.postimg.org/wsnxr5s3l/DSC_0258.jpg http://s14.postimg.org/po64i4ku9/DSC_0259.jpg
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Gnome3 freezes after login ~10% of the time

About 10% of the time Gnome3 freezes right after login. This is apparently random, or I don't know what is different between successful and unsuccessful login attempts. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Based ...
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1answer
208 views

Can't Login to Gnome 3 (No Login Screen) 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 the one from their website, then I installed Gnome 3 to try it but I don't have a login screen it just goes to unity. I did this before and I had the option on the login ...
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1answer
404 views

Fresh Ubuntu 13.04 installed, login not working

Having all sorts of issues with mini.iso, thought it'd save me some time downloading (slow internet) but I simple don't know what packages I need to get. Anyways, my issue right now is logging into ...
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1answer
244 views

no GNOME Login Sound in startup applications?

There is no "GNOME Login Sound" option in Startup Application?
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1answer
194 views

Gnome shell and unity dont show up at the login screen

I am running kubuntu 13.04 and installed xfce desktop environment in it. From the ubuntu software center I tried to install gnome shell and unity. But when I logout I cant login to those. They both ...
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1answer
184 views

Cannot select gnome shell when logging in anymore 12.04

suddenly the "GNOME" option when logging in to ubuntu disappeared. I have absolutely no idea why. apt-get remove gnome-shell && apt-get install gnome-shell didn't have any effect.
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1answer
130 views

LightDM not Behaving as Expexted

I seem to be having some odd lightdm behavioral issues. So far this what I have in my /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf file: user-session=gnome-classic greeter-session=unity-greeter ...
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0answers
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fglrx not loaded after automated login

After the installation of the fglrx-driver (without problems, newest from source), the following things happen after an automated login: the gnome-shell loads with a blinking curser all following ...
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132 views

Very slow startup after login screen with SSD: how to troubleshoot?

Background: I was trying to solve a problem I had with Libreoffice and installed/uninstalled a couple of packages (it is a fresh install of 12.10 Quantal). I don't know if it is related but there is ...
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1answer
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Login takes very long, annoying repaints once a minute when logged in: How to troubleshoot?

I am suffering from a strange problem with my Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 12.10. The login takes very long (> 30 sec), with a blank screen. In Google Chrome and Thunderbird (and perhaps in other ...
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1answer
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Login screen switched to Gnome3 when i istalled other Desktop environement. Can't find how to make it go back to unity!

Installed ubuntu 12.10 two days ago, and it works perfectly fine (I'm impressed!). I wanted to test other desktop environments, so I installed Kubuntu, Gnome3, and Xubuntu. All of them work fine, ...
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1answer
847 views

'Gnome Classic' launches unity instead

I have previously installed the 'gnome-session-fallback' package to get the standard Gnome desktop instead of unity. I normally just select 'Gnome Classic' when I log in. Just now, I logged in with ...
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Updated: Remote login in LightDM and GNOME Shell

After I installed GNOME Shell, the option in LightDM for remote access ("remote login") disappeared. What should I do to restore the option? Original untranslated version: Al instalar GNOME Shell ...
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2answers
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Can't log-in anymore

I installed Ubuntu x64 12.04 Desktop LTS on my new laptop three days ago. Of course when I installed it I did an "apt-get upgrade" and a "apt-get update". I modified the .bashrc file to add some ...
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1answer
628 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - After release-upgrade from 11.10 - no more root login?

Question: I did do-release-upgrade on Ubuntu 11.10. Now, I have Ubuntu 12.04, and I can login as a normal user, but not as root. On 11.10, I could login as root without problem. I checked on the ...
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2answers
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How do I boot into the console and then launch the Ubuntu desktop from it?

At the Ubuntu login page I have to hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 to be able to login as an user using the command line. But how do I get to the command line first and then start the Ubuntu desktop from it?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Black Screen after Gnome Uninstall [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? In an attempt to uninstall gnome, I followed the following instructions and was left with a black ...
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1answer
298 views

How to programmatically log-in a user remotely

How do I programmatically and remotely (using SSH) log-in a user so that the lightdm login screen closes and loads the user's desktop as thought they had physical typed in their username and password? ...
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2answers
205 views

Is it possible to login as the same user with 3 different environments kde, gnome and unity

Is it possible to login simultaneous as the same user with 3 different environments kde, gnome and unity? Or even more with xfce and lxde? How can I do that? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 beta, but also ...
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2k views

Running a script after the gui has loaded

I know how to run a program on boot, on login (System > Preferences > Startup Applications) or on opening a shell (.bashrc). I also did read "execute script after desktop loaded?". What I realized ...
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1answer
226 views

Unable to login following permission changes in device manager (11.10 + Gnome)

(Running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10) Everything working well (at least a couple of months), until recently when I changed the permissions through the device manager on the sda1 /2/ 3 drives, thinking it ...
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1answer
71 views

how do I reput the Gnome sound that sounds at the beginnig?

when I installed the operating sistem, there was an option for this sound, but in that time I didn't want the sound be played. now I want it, then how do I put it again? help
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3answers
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I choose to load GNOME but it always loads Unity

I've installed GNOME-Shell from the software centre and it installed with no problems. However when I log out, select GNOME from the dropdown menu and log back in, it just loads Unity. Any ideas? ...
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3answers
1k views

Login as different user in Gnome if you are have root privileges

I want to login as a different user in Gnome and not to run a single program only, but I don't know the users password, I don't want to know it and I don't want to change it, but I'm sudoer. Is there ...
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1answer
417 views

Login sound disappeared

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with GNOME Shell. And I find that the music after login just disappeared. I run gnome-session-properties in terminal and I can see Gnome login sound selected.
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552 views

How to offer KDE, Unity and Gnome3 desktop login selection?

We're looking at deploying 12.04 across the entire enterprise (several hundred desktops). We've selected KDE as the default desktop for all users for the current distribution but we have a policy ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Ubuntu login sound missing in GNOME Shell

When I start GNOME Shell, the login sound of Ubuntu doesn't play. I've tried to find the startup command of the sound on Google without any luck. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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1answer
851 views

Desktop freezes when trying to switch to another user

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 gnome classic with 2 accounts admin and guest, if i try to switch users ubuntu log me out then get me into the login screen where guest and admin accounts are. While being in ...
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6answers
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Cannot login to my user account

I upgraded my ubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10 via mounting the latest alternate CD image released on Oct. 13 as the final standard version and running the cdromupgrade prompt successfully, with full latest ...
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4answers
804 views

Login screen doesn't remember my choice of desktop enviroment

I have installed gnome shell, loged in to it, but on boot the computer logs in to a ubuntu session. I have automatic log in enabled. How can I fix this. How can I make ubuntu remember my choice of ...
3
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1answer
225 views

How to choose in which display the login box will appear?

I have 2 monitors where the desktop is extended. They are connected to an AMD/ATI video card through DVI cables. When I boot the login form is shown at the secondary monitor, but when I log off it's ...
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The configuration defaults for GNOME Power Manager have not been installed correctly. Cannot login

I have booted my ubuntu 11.04 on my other PC ( I have put my disk into it and booted it) and now don't know why, when I put it back to my lappy I get this error I cannot login to the GUI. I know I ...
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How to disable bluetooth in Gnome 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I default Bluetooth to off on my laptop Lenovo T61 I an using Ubuntu Natty 11.04 with Gnome 3 front end. Every time I login I have in my top right corner an ...
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How can I set the default log in session?

I am using 11.04 with Gnome 3 installed. Before I log in I am prompted to choose in which environment I want to log in. Among the possible selections is gnome, how can I set the default choice?