3
votes
1answer
188 views

Why does the ubuntu password screen take longer on a wrong password?

I noticed that a check on a good password takes ~.5 seconds. However, if you give a password that is incorrect, it takes ~3 seconds to inform the user as such. Why is this?
0
votes
1answer
189 views

Import the login theme from 11.10 to 11.04?

How do I import the default log in theme from ubuntu 11.10 to ubuntu 11.04? I want to do this due to low functionality of 11.10, but the looks still attract me. If there is anyway to do that, I'd like ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Facial recognition stopped working and now cannot login [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 11.04 for a few days. I installed face authentication login(I think it's 2.1 something) with the terminal. It was working well, but now what happened a few times later is it ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

Login dialog and all windows flickering, background displaying fine on an ATI Radeon HD 5750/5770 [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 64bit with a ATI RadeonHD 5750/5770 (JUNIPER), 4GB ram. When I get to the login screen, all I see is a flickering white box instead of the login dialog. The background ...
50
votes
2answers
59k views

What's the difference between GDM and LightDM?

What is the difference between GDM and LightDM? How can one switch between them. I mean if I have selected LightDM during installation process, will I be able switch to GDM?
1
vote
1answer
240 views

Broken icons, Wifi, and login screen after upgrade

I am running the latest version of Ubuntu and I ran almost all the new updates. My screen and icons went blank since last upgrade. My Wifi is also not working. I have installed Gnome 3. The login ...
0
votes
2answers
386 views

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?
6
votes
2answers
871 views

Is there a way to take a screenshot of your log-in screen on startup?

I have a bug on my auto-log-in which is only shown When I log in the first time. There for I need a way to take a screenshot of my log-in screen when I start up. I know about this question, but the ...
-1
votes
1answer
217 views

Putting back gnome-shell option on login screen [closed]

For some reason gnome-shell login option does not show anymore in the login screen. How may i add it back? Thanks!
2
votes
2answers
336 views

Natty crashes randomly and jumps to login

Sometimes when I work on Natty 32bit the screen goes black and jumps to the login-screen. i don't know how to reproduce this bug, but it seems it occurs when starting Applications. Anyone has a ...
0
votes
4answers
1k views

Auto-login not working

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 11.04 to login automatically, but the login screen options don't seem to allow this. There is no option to select my username, as this screenshot shows: Any ideas?
1
vote
1answer
225 views

9.04 Login Screen for 11.04

The best login screen ever was the one for 9.04, I can best describe it as one text field and you entered in your user name then pushed enter then it asked for your password. Was a little more secure ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How to enable user list in lxdm login manager?

I'm trying to enable the user list for lxdm (which is Lubuntu's default login manager). The file /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf includes the code shown below but how to configure it? Are white and ...
0
votes
2answers
896 views

How can I add gnome-shell to the regular Ubuntu Natty login screen along with “Ubuntu” “Ubuntu Classic”, maybe as “User defined”?

How can I add gnome-shell to the regular Ubuntu Natty login screen along with "Ubuntu" "Ubuntu Classic", maybe as "User defined"? When I pick the user name on login screen, at the bottom there is a ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

What login screen program will 11.04 use?

Will Ubuntu continue using that old (GNOME 2.X) login screen, or create its own, or there will be a new one in Gnome 3?
18
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2answers
24k views

Will Ubuntu 11.04 use GNOME 3?

Will Ubuntu 11.04 use Gnome 3? If so, what differences for end-user is going to be? I know that there won't be Gnome shell, but what about the login screen? Will Ubuntu continue using that old (GNOME ...