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Login screen bumps back to login screen

Ubuntu froze, so I had to perform a hard-reboot. But then when I tried to login, all I see is a brief Nvidia splash screen and then it reloads the login screen. I'm completely locked out of Gnome ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Changes Made in Dconf Editor don't take effect?

I am using Dconf to remove myself from the login screen by enabling disable-User-list in org.gnome.login-screen but that don't work. Also, I have tried changing the logo, no luck either. I have also ...
0
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0answers
42 views

problem before getting to the login screen

This is the problem: I was trying to get rid off the cairo-dock desktop option (when you have the login screen and click on the ubuntu symbol and then you have the option to choose what kind of ...
0
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0answers
488 views

Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, change resolution on GDM login screen/system wide?

Under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, Gnome 3.12, I'm running with a different from my maximum resolution. After login, the resolution is set fine, and when I log in after locking the machine, the resolution is ...
0
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1answer
83 views

swich from ubuntu (unity) lockscreen/login to gnome

I have Ubuntu GNOME installed on my pc and I also installed the unity shell, the problem is I seem to have lost the GNOME login screen and lock screen, is it possible to switch back from the new unity ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Black blank screen after restarting, but after logout the screen resumes to the way it was

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 then following some webpages from internet i tried o install a couple of softwares including - Gnome by sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop ...
1
vote
1answer
593 views

How to add a session type button to lightdm-webkit-greeter theme?

I'm experimenting with the webkit greeter for lightdm. Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I want to learn to create my own themes. I noticed that the default theme does not show a language select button or a ...
2
votes
1answer
816 views

Default login screen missing, how to revert?

I installed some KDE stuff by mistake. After removing it, my login screen now is quite different; has a white background and the user icons+input appear in the centre. [note that I have tried sudo ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Two password prompts after fadeout

I'm working on Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome Shell. I already had some issues affecting my desktop background in Unity on the same installation and could not solve it: Unity desktop "smears" ...
2
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0answers
82 views

Gnome extensions don't work! I've tried everything!

When I go to https://extensions.gnome.org/, and try to install an extension, it clicks on, but nothing happens to my shell. Then, when I reload the page, the slider has turned off. Here are the things ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

GDM login screen problem

i have installed Ubuntu Studio 13.04 and with synaptic I have downloaded Gnome. After that installation when i want to boot up computer it boots, but don't show up GDM login screen, it shows only ...
21
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2answers
471 views

Before you login you must answer me these questions 3?

I have two kids that love Ubuntu so much so that they are not doing their Math homework. So in the spirit of Monty Python, I would like to present them with something like: "Stop. Who would cross ...
0
votes
1answer
224 views

Can't log in whit GDM

I have installed Ubuntu gnome. I restarted it and all went fine. The next day, when i tried to turn on my computer, it appeared the load session screen, and, once i have logged in, it just stayed like ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

How to change the login type in Ubuntu 13.04?

Whenever I change to Gnome Fallback, Ubuntu changes it right back to the default Ubuntu, any help? Oh, and this is on Ubuntu 13.04
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Lost desktop in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed alongside Win 7 in a 10Gb recovery partition that has been fine. I didn't like Unity, so was using Gnome desktop, no problems. Today I noticed disc space on Ubuntu was ...
1
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1answer
290 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.
1
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1answer
181 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 ...
1
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0answers
148 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 ...
1
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1answer
2k views

How do I get back the Unity login screen after installing gnome-core?

I installed gnome-core and now I have an ugly login screen. I want to reset or delete gnome-core and re-install the Unity login screen, or just switch back to LightDM. Is there any way to do it easily ...
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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can't Log Into Ubuntu 12.04

Yesterday, after turning on Ubuntu, I logged into a Gnome session. A few minutes later, I tried switching to Unity for a change. Unfortunately, the background and my desktop icons loaded, but the ...
1
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2answers
3k views

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
645 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 ...
0
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0answers
42 views

How can I make lock screen be like the login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make the lock screen look like the login screen? Is it possible to have the login screen displayed when locked instead of that ugly and horrible current lock ...
0
votes
1answer
338 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? ...
3
votes
1answer
145 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
393 views

Window Manager and Login Screen Removed After Trying and Uninstalling Gnome Shell

A while back I decided to try the Gnome Shell desktop environment as I've always been a fan of the foundation and the desktop environment. I decided that I'd become used to Unity and that I wouldn't ...
0
votes
1answer
520 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 ...
0
votes
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 ...
5
votes
2answers
603 views

How to offer KDE, Unity and Gnome3 desktop login selection?

We're looking at deploying 12.04 across the entire enterprise (several hundred desktops). We've selected KDE as the default desktop for all users for the current distribution but we have a policy ...
20
votes
6answers
29k 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
230 views

How to choose in which display the login box will appear?

I have 2 monitors where the desktop is extended. They are connected to an AMD/ATI video card through DVI cables. When I boot the login form is shown at the secondary monitor, but when I log off it's ...
1
vote
1answer
241 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?
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votes
1answer
218 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!
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 ...
2
votes
2answers
373 views

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 ...
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
votes
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 ...
3
votes
1answer
607 views

gnome-power-manager is running while trying to log in. How to get rid of it? [closed]

After booting into the ubuntu login screen and clicking on my user name and entering the password, I get a dialog stating that gnome-power-manager is still running. The dialog presents 2 buttons, 1 to ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

gnome exits unexpectedly

Here's the situation: Since I upgraded to 10.4 LTS, my gnome session unexpectedly ends: it logs off. This does not happen every time, but rather randomly. I've tried to force this event, suspecting ...