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How can I use the recovery console to start a session step by step? [closed]

If you select "Recovery Console" at the GDM login screen, you are presented with a terminal screen in the top corner of the screen and the usual GDM background. I'm trying to diagnose a problem which ...
2
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2answers
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How do I get the Ubuntu loginscreen etc back after installing Xubutu-Desktop?

I wanted to test out XFCE, so I installed Xubuntu-Desktop, but unfortunately, it's changed my logonscreen, and all those other types of pre/post session screens. How do I return them to the Gnome ...
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Problem on login: Freeze just before user selection [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 and when I login it shows my login's wallpaper an appears the window where I select my user without showing it and then gets frozen. No mouse response, no keyboard responde ...
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Unable to enter gnome session - configuration GNOME power manager failed to install

When I enter the password to login into the gnome session, it says the configuration for gnome-power manager installation failed and when I enter the password I get logged out automatically, to the ...
2
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0answers
220 views

Video Bug after a fresh installation [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 (I'm brand new to Ubuntu) on my laptop. I seem to have a video bug that I don't know how to deal with. When the log-in screen comes up, the boxes are way off in the ...
4
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2answers
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How do I hide a user from the login list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide users from the login screen? I'm setting Ubuntu 10.10 up on my father's desktop and have two user accounts, his and mine (for remote administration ...
3
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2answers
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Black screen after “Lock Screen”

I'm using a new HP Home G42-215BR notebook, which uses an Intel HD Graphics GPU (i915 kernel driver). My Ubuntu 10.10 installation is new and is up-to-date. When I choose to lock screen in the menu ...
6
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1answer
407 views

Screensaver forces logout? [closed]

I am using the most recent ubuntu desktop edition 10.10. Everything works fine, except the screensaver. Instead of going to the screensaver the OS forces a logout and all my apps are shutdown. ...
8
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1answer
1k views

How can I set the clock to 24 hour mode? [closed]

How can I set the clock to global (24h time) in Maverick instead of am/pm? Including the login screen? I mean there's no option to do that in rclick clock > preferences or in system > admin > time ...
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6answers
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Force gdm login screen to the primary monitor

I have two monitors attached to my video card. Primary monitor has a resolution equal to 1280x1024 and the second has 1920x1200. My gdm login screen always appears on the second monitor even if it is ...
4
votes
1answer
950 views

Laptop works fine with ac adapter, hangs after login screen using battery [closed]

I did an Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition clean install (amd64 version) on a notebook Medion Akoya E1311. With AC adapter everything works fine, but using battery, it hangs after login screen. I can ...
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1answer
613 views

Screensaver + lock double login problem after Maverick upgrade

Just found something strange after updating from 10.04 to 10.10. I've set up my screensaver to lock the account when activated. When I log back in, I see my desktop for a second and then the ...
2
votes
2answers
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How can I change the default user shown in the login screen?

Well, the title is pretty much it. When I start my system I always get the same user on the login screen (this is the original user created when the system was first installed). How can I change that ...
4
votes
5answers
820 views

Tweaking Login Screen

Are there any applications similar to Login Screen GDM2? It's only supported till Ubuntu Lucid, is the Splash Screen after login available for MavericK?
2
votes
2answers
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Can't login, kde loads, then back to kdm

Hello to all (K)Ubuntu users, I installed Kubuntu 10.10 after it's release. (I used to use ubuntu, I want to try kubuntu now) Now I can't login in Kubuntu: When(/if) I login with my username and ...
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2answers
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Hangs on Splash Screen after login (auto-login), how can I fix this?

Computer: Toshiba Terca A4 OS: Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 After installing 10.10, the splash screen hangs and the mouse pointer appears. Anyone know what I can do to fix this? ~/.xsession-errors has ...