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114 views

Is it possible to have my desktop loaded before login?

I am connecting to the system with Putty (this is Windows SSH client) then running some service in interactive personal mode. For example this is a script to run freeswitch: dims@nebulla:~$ cat ...
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Can I move the password field to the center of the login screen?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 ( I reverted back from 12.04 to 11.10 because of stability issues). I would like to know is it possible to change the location of the password field in the login screen ?
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1answer
144 views

Logging in over and over again. How to fix this? [closed]

Ok, I messed up. I installed ubuntu 11.10, installed awesome wm and removed unity, to have something to fall back on, I also installed gnome-session-fallback. I was messing around and did the ...
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577 views

Ubuntu 11.10 login failure [closed]

I had an old install of 11.10 that I decided to reinstall using the same home folder. So, I reinstalled 11.10 and copied back my entire home folder including configurations. I then decided to use my ...
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0answers
63 views

How to take a screenshot of login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? I want to make a screenshot of my Login Screen on Ubuntu 11.10. So far, no method I read here has worked out for me. So ...
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1answer
520 views

“input not supported” at login screen after ati driver is installed [closed]

I'm running ubuntu 11.10 and I installed the Ati driver from the oficial page. When i reboot, the grub and the splash screen are working (at lower resolution) but instead of the login screen, it shows ...
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94 views

Login loop problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: endless login loop I have looked all over at a lot of different threads regarding this problem and nothing has worked, so I'm hoping I can get some help by maybe ...
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1answer
612 views

Is LightDM is broken? Autologin works

I recently upgraded my Mythbuntu box to 11.10. LightDM worked for a while and then I configured autologin on my user account. After some time, I've removed some packages to lean down the system. Now ...
3
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1answer
464 views

Login screen is rotated [closed]

When I turn on the computer, the login screen is rotated. But when I log in to my account, the screen is normal. I have an ATI graphics card on an AMD laptop. The settings is normal for two user ...
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2answers
2k views

How To Change Login Screen Background On 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the wallpaper in LightDM? How do i change the background of the login screen on 11.10 i have tried Simple-lightDM-Manager and now all i get is a black ...
1
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1answer
721 views

Do not have the Unity 3D option at login

I am not receiving the Unity 3D option when logging into Ubuntu 11.10. The only options I have are GNOME, GNOME Classic, GNOME Classic (No effects), Ubuntu, and Ubuntu 2D. I ran the test ...
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3answers
385 views

How can I disable passwordless login?

I set my account to be allowed to log in without a password. I only wanted this temporarily, but I can't seem to change it back to how it was before. How can I make it so that my password is ...
2
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0answers
728 views

How to change log in screen resolution to 1024*768 in Lubuntu 11.10? [closed]

I am new to Lubuntu or any ubuntu OS. Please in detail answer will be appreciated.
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1answer
3k views

How to go to login screen with terminal

I want to make a simple script to go to the login screen and sleep the display on 11.10, as I find the login screen much prettier than the 'lock screen' prompt. However, I cannot find a single ...
1
vote
1answer
410 views

How to make the login screen be in portrait mode?

Since I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, my login screen reverted back to landscape mode, and only goes to portrait mode (what I want) once I login. How to make the login screen be in portrait mode?
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1answer
518 views

Gnome 3 Shell Login, how do I get it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Gnome 3.2 login theme installed? I installed Gnome Shell 3.2 and everything is fine other than the fact that I don't get the newly introduced Gnome Shell ...
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2answers
125 views

LXDE on a virtual machine refuses to log me in, what can I do?

The system boots and shows login screen as usual, but after I type the password and hit Enter it throws login screen again. it's a VM, so I don't even have GRUB to login without GUI. Anything I can ...
2
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0answers
238 views

Getting to virtual terminal with Keytouch overriding Fn keys [closed]

I have a Chromebook running Ubuntu that I just broke. I had everything on the internal harddrive for the computer, but ran out of space, so I decided to move my home partition onto a memory card that ...
0
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0answers
295 views

How to set a default login screen that has changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make LightDM the default display manager? I have Ubuntu 11.10. I had LightDM as the default login manager, but now I have as the default the one from ...
0
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1answer
199 views

Administrator user session only shows a terminal

Weird problem: After upgrading to 11.10 (and I am sure that I worked with it for couple of days). We had a power failure, and now, when open the computer, what I get is a screen, with a scrollable ...
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1answer
131 views

Why is there a delay for logging in (wubi)?

I use wubi to install Ubuntu under win7 in partition F which is fat32. When I choose Ubuntu at boot time, it jumps into a window. It shows two choices: ubuntu ubuntu recovery After choosing ...
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1answer
970 views

How can I enable a face browser in LightDM?

Is there a way to enable face display in the default LightDM greeter in Oneiric? If not, is there another alternative greeter that supports faces? (I know I can switch back to gdm if necessary, but ...
2
votes
0answers
893 views

Must login twice before entering Unity; first login screen has graphical anomalies [closed]

When booting my computer I am first presented with the regular lightdm login screen except there are some graphical anomalies in the top 5th of the screen. When I press a key on the keyboard the ...
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0answers
628 views

How can i remove the white dots in login screen on Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Removing the dots from the lightdm greeter I want to customize the login screen from Ubuntu 11.10 but i cant find the location of the white dots. I know how to change ...
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1answer
513 views

Keyboard Layouts missing in lock screen, 11.10

I'm a frequent user of the USA Dvorak keyboard layout, but have the default QWERTY keyboard. Stuff works simply by adding the layout in the Keyboard settings in Ubuntu, and worked well in 11.04. ...
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1answer
1k views

Resolution of the login screen is wrong on a second monitor

Is it possible to do changes to the login screen in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm running with a laptop and an external screen and in boot and login they're mirrored and has a weird resolution. To clarify: I'm ...
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6answers
5k views

After I put my computer on sleep, when I turn it back on, my screen freeze like this. Why? [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.10. My display freeze when I put my computer on sleep. So on wake-up, I'm forced to restart it. I tried with 2 differents screen and same result. Why? PS: I would upload a ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't login into Ubuntu

I started having this issue after having removed Kubuntu from my computer. At first login screen wouldn't even show, instead the screen stopped at Checking Battery state stage. At this point I still ...
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2answers
2k views

No Unity 3d option on the login screen

I upgraded my ubuntu to 11.10 on day one but the unity 3d is not there as an option. I have User Defined, Recovery Mode and Ubuntu 2D. I've done this test /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p and all ...
1
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1answer
620 views

Can't start a Unity session from an upgraded account but I can from a new one

After upgrading to 11.10 I can't seem to login into an X session in no matter what mode I try (Unity, Unity 2D, Recovery Console, Gnome, and Classic Gnone). I was able though to start a unity session ...
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0answers
678 views

How to change the default keyboard layout for the login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I apply changes to the keyboard layout system-wide? Title pretty much says it all. I had it working in 11.04 but the new login screen in 11.10 doesn't seem to ...
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1answer
3k views

Show/Hide user list at login? [closed]

Hy! How can I hide/show user list at login screen? Thank you for answers!
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6answers
27k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
10k views

How can I change the keyboard layout in the login screen? [duplicate]

I have different users on the machine who use different keyboard layouts. In 11.04, you could change the keyboard layout on the login screen (and it would remember it per user). How can I do this in ...
10
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1answer
2k views

How to disable num lock warning

In the log in (and lock) screen of Ubuntu 11.10 I get annoying warnings that my Num Lock is on. As it is (on my Desktop) totally irrelevant or Num Lock is enabled or not, is there a way to disable ...
7
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3answers
6k views

LightDM is running but does not display on login

LightDM is installed and running by default as a part of the Beta release. Yet, LightDM is not displayed at login time, rather a primitive, GDM like manager is the one we find at login time. I tried ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How to remove the old gdm [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make LightDM the default display manager? I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 beta and all of its changes are now working and let me testing them, but the only ...