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Incorrect shell password correct terminal password

I'm trying to make some changes from the ctrl+alt+f1 menu, but the shell only rejects my login ("login incorrect" message). This is the same login and password that is accepted EVERYWHERE ELSE I'm ...
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1answer
69 views

Wallpaper not showing on login screen

Problem I have a custom wallpaper as my desktop background, but it doesn't show up on the login screen and the default Ubuntu Unity "greeter" is shown. Past Cases In the past, they used to show up ...
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how to troubleshoot the Gnome Classic Session?

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and the Gnome 3 stable + next + staging PPAs. So I have Gnome 3.12 installed and it works OK apart from one issue: In GDM I have the Gnome and Gnome Classic ...
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2answers
51 views

Cannot login through the command line

I have only been using Ubuntu for about three weeks so do not be surprised if you lose me trying to explain something, I will try my best to be as detailed when needed though. Anyways, Unity right ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Touchpad toggling on and off upon login

I have a quite annoying problem with my touchpad on Ubuntu. When I log in, the touchpad keeps toggling on and off. The toggling stops immediately when I press a key on my keyboard. Sometimes it ...
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Cannot login on my ubuntu 14.04

I left my laptop on for a night while I was downloading some songs but when I woke up it was shutdown and when I tried to restart it I came to the login window normally. Now when I try to login as a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts login screen extreamly Slow

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had to reinstall it for some reasons. It hat to be reinstalled twice actually. So now that it's working fine I have one problem. The login screen it very slow. It takes ...
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0answers
16 views

Unity unable to login (can login with xubuntu) [duplicate]

Any and all help would be appreciated... Ok so. My laptop is Ubuntu 14.04, and the other day I restarted it and then was no longer able to login. So what happens? I attempt to login (lightdm) and ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Unable to login as user using GNOME session

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with GNOME3 Team's GNOME3-Staging PPA and now unable to login (as user) because of an issue about DBus. I know that because trying sudo restart dbus takes forever. ...
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0answers
325 views

Cannot login to Ubuntu 14.04 returns to the login screen

I updated to 14.04 from 12.04.03. I was using cinammon at that time. When I upgraded to 14.04 ,I got a serious problem. I was unable to login, as whenever I hit enter after entering password, it is ...
4
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1answer
235 views

How can I debug why gnome-settings-daemon-localeexec is not started on login?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and gnome-settings-daemon-localeexec is not started on login. How can I debug why this is happening? I've found this question: gnome-settings-daemon not starting when I ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: Boot hangs just before login screen

I installed Ubuntu Gnome and did a lot of system configurations and installed all my programmes. Now once of a sudden the booting sequence hangs just before the login screen. If I hit Ctrl + Alt + ...
0
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1answer
184 views

Unity or Gnome for Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I made clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on 18th of April. Then to overcome the problem of heating, I installed the fglrx-updates driver for my Radeon HD 7730M graphics. Yesterday, on boot ...
0
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1answer
53 views

No button on login screen for switching between gnome, unity2d

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I installed gnome-shell as well. However, I do not see the button on the login screen which will allow me to choose between Unity and gnome. I am using lightdm ...
0
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1answer
134 views

Ubuntu start up view changed due to gnome shell [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on my laptop. Its default Desktop Environment was Unity. I installed gnome-desktop-environment then I could use both unity DE and gnome DE on my ...
0
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0answers
39 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
32 views

Mouse curser disappearing on login [closed]

For some reason the mouse didn't appear on login but appeared fine enough when I did log in. There were also several other problems like text being cut in half or something. So I decided to do the ...
2
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1answer
155 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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0answers
333 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
13 views

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
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
50 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.
0
votes
1answer
56 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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0answers
52 views

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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0answers
230 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
706 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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0answers
142 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 ...
2
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
409 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
238 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
414 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
380 views

no GNOME Login Sound in startup applications?

There is no "GNOME Login Sound" option in Startup Application?
1
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1answer
332 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
282 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
175 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
145 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
124 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
917 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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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
641 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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3answers
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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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votes
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 ...
0
votes
1answer
327 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? ...
4
votes
2answers
224 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 ...
3
votes
2answers
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 ...
0
votes
1answer
231 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
72 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
4
votes
3answers
307 views

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? ...
0
votes
3answers
2k 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 ...