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Cannot login to ubuntu from login screen but from terminal I can login fine

I have tried removing the .Xauthority file And also tried chown -R $USER:$USER $HOME and reboot. Also tried a few other tricks given on most forums but to no avail. What is the problem here?
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1answer
316 views

LTS 12.04 update NVIDIA driver 319.32 reconfigured not able to get past login screen

I've encountered a similar problem as Nvidia driver updated - mixed versions of 304.88 and 319.32 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver Using what I found there, I ...
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2answers
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Xubuntu 13.04 X Login Loop

All of a sudden, I am no longer able to login to an X session in my Xubuntu 13.04 install. The graphical login accepts my password, the screen goes blank and then returns to the login prompt. A bit of ...
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0answers
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Replacing a cheap card (Geforce 520 GT) with Sapphire VGA PCI-X 7790 1GB

Until now it has been a nightmare. Ok first of all my system is dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I needed to replace my old graphics card with a better one because of my gaming needs and i ...
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381 views

How to get lightdm login to start freerdp session?

I'm building a minimal Ubuntu 13.04 system because of a specific need. I don't need a full desktop experience and just a login prompt and once you login an RDP session is established via FreeRDP. I ...
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191 views

12.04.2 update problems

I'm having problems with the update to 12.04.2 (x64). I ran the updates and rebooted the machine. It started backup in TTY1 (I've had this happen before no biggy) so I hit Ctrl+Alt+F7 and got ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen finite loop and keep end my session

The difference between this issue and other threads about: "login screen loop" is that in my case it's a finite loop which means it runs five times and then I can type my password and start my ...
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1answer
617 views

Unable to sign in. How to debug?

I had to reboot system with reset button. After reboot I can't sign in. When I enter my password It seems like X-server just restarts. I can sign-in as guest and also I can sign-in in text TTY. Here ...
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1answer
436 views

Xubuntu slow login, unable to go back to login screen. How to debug?

Fresh Xubuntu install (enabling TwinView in Nvidia's propietary drivers) is suddenly taking too long to login after I enter my credentials in the login screen. When I log out (trying to go back to the ...
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36answers
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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error?

Note: This is an attempt to create a canonical question that covers all instances of "low-graphics mode" error that occurs to a user, including but not limited to installation of wrong ...
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6answers
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Cannot login via Unity login screen after upgrade to 12.04

Logging in via the shell accessed through Ctrl+Alt-F1 and logging in as guest via the graphical user interface work 0O When I try to log into my standard user account via the graphical interface, the ...
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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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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 ...
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1answer
308 views

The terminal is shown when shutting down or logging out

When I shut down my system or log out the terminal (the one I reach with Ctrl Alt + F7) is sometimes shown before the login screen appears or before the computer is shut down. Is there a way to stop ...
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2answers
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NVIDIA 173 drivers/nvidia-settings are never loaded on boot

It seems while the 173 driver is installed, my resolution settings are not loaded when I log in or reboot. I've tried opening nvidia-settings as superuser and user, changed the resolution, applied, ...