3
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1answer
789 views

Back to login screen when using Xubuntu desktop

I've installed lot of DE's, including xubuntu-desktop. Then I decided to uninstall all except xubuntu-desktop. Now, when I login to Ubuntu using either XFCE or Xubuntu session, a few seconds after ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Where can I find the old GDM2 Ubuntu login theme?

I've installed the Mint Display Manager (based on the old GDM2 code). I'm looking for the most recent GDM2 theme that shipped with Ubuntu before they moved to LightDM, something that looks similar to ...
3
votes
1answer
261 views

Lock screen turn off and on : Goes to a loop asking to enter password to unlock- then turns off again.

I recently updated my laptop from 12.04 to 12.10. And now, whenever I lock screen with "CTRL+ALT+L", the screen locks, and monitor turns off. But within 30 seconds, it turns on and asks for password. ...
1
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1answer
865 views

Cant log in to gui ,X is broken

Note to others if you just want a summary of the problem skip down to summary. This first part is going to be slightly long and hopefully entertaining. As in, that is screwed up! but there might be ...
1
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0answers
147 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
644 views

How do I use a text-only interface to log in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I boot to a command line interface instead of a GUI? I am running Ubuntu 12.10. When my computer boots, I want to log into my computer only using the CLI, not the ...
1
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1answer
382 views

Ubuntu 12.10 can not go past the login screen

I am using ubuntu 12.10 after installing iphone mount software I was asked to reboot. After rebooting my password was no more working. I reset the password on recovery mode, now password works but ...
4
votes
2answers
547 views

Why am I missing the Ubuntu icon on the log-in screen?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10. On the log-in screen, there is no Ubuntu icon for me to click on to change desktop environments. I know where it should be, but it is simply not there. Why is this? And how ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Need restart lightdm at every startup - console login screen

Everytime I boot up my ubuntu 12.10, I get a black console screen. I need to login in tty, and restart lightdm : sudo service lightdm restart Then the GUI lightdm login screen appears as expected. ...
2
votes
0answers
166 views

Login password problem

I am using kubuntu 12.10. My problem is when my kubuntu starts, in login screen it shows my name & a field for giving password (previously what i have choose for my account). But if at this ...
1
vote
0answers
184 views

Redirected to log in screen 12.10 [closed]

So, i installed ubuntu 12.10 in windows 7 and everything was running fine, i configured some stuff, installed some programs and registered to ubuntu one. nothing major. today though i tried signing ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown/restart from login-screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can’t shut down nor reboot without console When I click shutdown or restart from login-screen, nothing happens.
1
vote
1answer
285 views

Can't startup as login screen requests a name and password - but I have not set one up yet?

I am trying Ubuntu on an XP machine. Downloaded burnt to DVD - all good, rebooted and Ubuntu started from DVD. I clicked TRY and it then came up with a login. What name and password do I use the ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Unable to switch Desktop Environment/GUI's at login page

I'm unable to switch to the Gnome Environment from the default Ubuntu user login page. The list comes up, but when I click Gnome, it doesn't select the gnome enviromnent. When I click back to see the ...
2
votes
0answers
6k views

How do I set automatic login in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

When I boot my computer, I already have to enter my password to decrypt my drive. So an additional password at the login screen (Light DM) would not be necessary. How do I enable automatic logging in ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

How to disable sliding login screen in Gnome?

I am using Gnome 3.6 and I am quite annoyed by the login screen when my computer wakes up. The new implementation in Gnome includes two steps. First you have to hit Esc or click and drag upward ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Unable to change desktop environment in 12.10

I upgraded to 12.10 some days ago and now I'm unable to change between the environments. I currently have GNOME 3 (with extensions), KDE and, of course, Unity installed. The computer is a Lenovo G550. ...
0
votes
1answer
190 views

Login screen hesitates and login issues with another user after 12.10 upgrade

I installed 12.10 last evening, no issues during install and rebooted OK, however from there have had problems: When login appears for the main account I use, I enter password and screen hesitates, ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How to hide users from the user account list of the login screen in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide a particular user from the LightDM login screen? I want to hide users from login screen. I have tried to modify a file in /etc/gdm, but that folder doesn't ...