Questions about the login screen, specifically customizing/troubleshooting it.

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Login loop, can only login as Guest. Ubuntu 12.04

My computer wont allow me to login unless its as guest. I have pressed ctrl+alt+f1 and can login using my administrator account there, but not in the normal interface. I have done updates and ...
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Customise Ubuntu 12.04 login screen logo with yours

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Can someone tell me how can I change/replace the Ubuntu login logo with mine or my name? Please give full steps involved, because I am new to Ubuntu.
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After changing password, cannot log in

I lost the password to my old laptop, and after reading, I found out how to change it using the text interface. I successfully changed my password to my root user, but now instead of telling me ...
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ubuntu 12.04 not getting Shutdown

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I try to shutdown or reboot from GUI, it just logs out and just be there in the login screen. It only shuts down after I login and open a terminal,become a root ...
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Can't use lightdm-webkit-greeter

I'm trying to use lightdm-webkit-greeter instead of the default unity-greeter on Ubuntu 13.04. First I installed the greeter: sudo apt-get install lightdm-webkit-greeter Then I ran this command to ...
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I can't log in to Ubuntu 13.04

For some reason when I restarted my PC dual-booted with Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8, whenever I go into Ubuntu and I get to the lock screen and I put in my password, it will load, the screen will turn ...
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Problem with newly installed Ubuntu 13.04

AMD Athlon 64x2 dual core processor 2.3 GHz 2GB RAM I Just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the D: drive which has no other data in it. Windows8 is present on the C: drive. Ubuntu works fine till the login ...
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Ubuntu crash when i push something on design mod ADT

when i drag something from the pallet on Eclipse Design mod for android, my ubuntu crashes returning to the login screen. I using AMD Propietary driver ATI FIRE GL on ubunto 12.04. If i switch to ...
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How do I change the default logon screen in 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm wondering how I would go about changing the default logon screen (just the background) in Ubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to figure it out.
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User disappeared from login screen

I can not log in on the graphical login since my username does not appear as a possible choice. What dictates which users appear there? I just changed my uid from 1000 to 872 while being logged in as ...
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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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How do I get the session option for KDE in the login screen? (installed kde-full)

I've installed the package kde-full in Ubuntu 12.10. As I know I should be able to switch to KDE on the login screen, after it is installed. However, I only see two options: Ubuntu 3D Ubuntu 2D ...
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Where's my login box :( ? [12.10]

I'm running dual boot with Win7/Ubuntu 12.10 Yesterday I was trying to install doxygen on ubuntu, I couldn't finish it, so I turned it off. Fine. Today, I'm not been able to login in Ubuntu. The ...
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multiple monitor set up with differing resolutions causes small resolution to be used

I have a laptop screen at max resolution (1366x768) and a monitor at max too (1920x1080). The launcher is on the larger monitor. At the login screen the smaller resolution is used for both monitors. ...
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multi-monitor wallpapers on login screen?

I am using Syncwall to manage multi-monitor wallpapers on 13.04 just fine, but I was wondering if there was a way to make it work with the login screen. Right now my login screen is just copying the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - can't login to Unity, keep going back to login screen with all users

today I've updated openssl and libssl (automatic update). After reboot I can't login with any user (even with Guest or new one) into X. I've tried with installing gdm, gnome-session-fallback - no ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS stuck at login mouse and keyboard not responding

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed on a dual-booted machine (i5 dual core 8G ram) and it's been working fine, but today for some reason when I logged out and tried to log back in it is stuck at the ...
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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
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How to not show a user in the Ubuntu login screen? [duplicate]

I have created a user called training using the adduser command and user training appears in the login screen. How to not show any particular user in the login screen? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with the ...
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Changing login screen wallpaper in ubuntu 13.04

I have been trying to change my login screen wallpaper to one of my own using ubuntu-tweak. The wallpapers are located in Ubuntu's default wallpaper folder and I have given all users read privileges ...
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How do I change the caption of the “Login” button?

When setting up a user for login without a password (i.e., by adding the user to the nopasswdlogin group), a "Login" button appears in the LightDM screen. How do I change the caption on the login ...
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Gnome login screen appearance

I just reinstalled my Ubuntu (I've 12.04), installed Gnome 3, and I want my login screen look like this (I've had it before but I really don't remember how I did it). I tried to search for "gnome ...
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Xubuntu Login Dualscreen Issue

I've recently started using Xubuntu 13.04. I have a dualscreen setup which extends and works just fine except for the login screen. On login screen, I still see both screens cloned which is okay, but ...
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Cannot boot normally, without restarting lightdm (or gdm)

I had a problem precisely described here: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/ubuntu-lightdm-black-screen-when-using.html, black screen with blinking cursor instead of login screen. I've switched to gdm ...
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Very slow mouse on login screen

I have just finished installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 32 bits on my Toshiba Satellite L355D-S7809 laptop. I have performed apt-get update and upgrade and rebooted. The mouse movement on the login screen ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu infinity progress circle that appears after typing the password and pressing the Enter key is frozen

I don't know how to take a screen shot at the moment you're logging in, so I'll try to explain the component I'm referring to. If you set your Ubuntu to ask for password before the system start, of ...
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Ubuntu - Cannot get to login screen after successful install

I have Windows 7 installed on one of my HDDs and I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 & 13.04 64-bit, none of them worked. I got the same error with them both; I couldn't get to the login screen. So what ...
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I want to delete warty-final-ubuntu.png

I've seen many stuff here about it but all I want to do is delete this big 2 MB image which loads everytime my Ubuntu boots. As the general law says these things slows down the system. On boot it ...
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Lightdm making me log in twice

The second login screen is normal. But in the first login screen, I can type any password to go through it and strange characters appear in the upper-left hand of the screen when I type. Would ...
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Logon screen resolution on two displays (Intel HD Graphics)

I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics and resolution 1366 x 768 (d.1) and a display with resolution 1280 x 1024 (d.2). When I connected it via VGA while in my desktop it worked all right, but after ...
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How to inhibit automatic login in gnome3

I use automatic login in gnome3 recurrently. Altough, from time to time, it happens I want to power on my PC and inhibit auto-login at startup in order to login with other account. In KDE, I remember ...
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Startup Screen stuck after login done

Its a very new install of Raring (Ubuntu 13). My only OS on a HP dv2600 laptop with 2Gb RAM & 160Gb HDD. My Login screen is stuck after the login is done. Its like it freezes after the login. It ...
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How to extend keyboard settings to login screen?

I need to use a 3rd level key while in the login screen. I have mapped it to Left-Alt in my account, but in the login screen settings seem to have been not applied. Is there any way to apply an ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Login screen loop [duplicate]

I've installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Dell XPS 13 laptop, the installation went fine and so i continued to configure it for my needs. After a lot of configurations I've rebooted the ...
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Where is the /etc/login.conf file in Ubuntu 12.10 and latest?

Where is the file for the general login for to configure it? /etc/login.conf seems to be outdated in 12.10 ? I want to adjust maximum number of login attempts. e.g. in sudo from 3 to 1. same for ...
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How To Set Default Wallpaper As Login Screen Wallpaper [Automatically]?

I`m Unable To Set The Login Screen Wallpaper Of My Custom Wallpaper Is There Any Working Tool Which Changes Easily Without Any Bugs
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I can't access to my session [duplicate]

I try to log in my session but the login screen reappeared each time , the password is correctly entered. NB: the guest session is accessible
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Can't login to my user

I was installing NVM using this command: curl https://raw.github.com/creationix/nvm/master/install.sh | sh as explained in the github page https://github.com/creationix/nvm It didn't work, so I ...
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Can't log in after waking up Ubuntu 13.04 from suspend

After I suspend my laptop and try to log back in, a bunch of messages appear really fast (something like NOUVEU is in the message, but I can't read it all because it disappears after about 15 seconds) ...
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How can I get back to a login screen after a freeze?

I have to manually shut down and to enter my SDA crypt pass and my user pass over again. How do I force the poweroff without having to hit the power button, or get back to a login screen. Nobody has ...
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Blank screen after entering password on login screen after clonezilla restore

I get a blank screen after entering my login password at the ubuntu login screen. And after a short while the login screen is restored. Any further attempts result in a similar cycle as before. This ...
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Background missing in loginscreen and in guest session.

Yesterday I followed this answer on "How do I add customized wallpapers so they appear in the dynamic unity greeter?" to make my wallpaper appear in the login screen. But instead of only changing the ...
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Login screen on my desktop error

When I log in my Ubuntu 13.04 account, my login screen still shows up as my desktop background, making my computer slow. Recently, I made some changes when I log in, such as removing both "Guest ...
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Startup applications can be run on the login screen stack without logging in?

I'm going to set up my computer to be turned on at night and it will automatically start downloading. For security reasons, I do not want to set up Ubuntu to automatically login! the problem is login ...
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When I enter password to login, it returns login desktop inspite of correct password [duplicate]

How to login my Ubuntu? I want to login to my Ubuntu desktop. When it is turned on and ask for enter password for specific user I add password keyboad and hit return key, but again it return login ...
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I consistently get two login screens

"... I consistently get two login screens! I enter credentials correctly and am immediately presented with a second login screen (no errors). Authenticating against the second screen completes a ...
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Can't get past login screen on 12.04 server. How to get past it?

AS of right now, I am unable to log into my machine. No GUI is installed, so all I have is the CLI. The computer boots, and then comes to logon prompt. I can put in my username (the only one on the ...
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Awesome WM Does Not Appear as a Login Option? [duplicate]

I am running 13.04, with the default Unity and lubuntu-desktop desktops. The LightDM login manager gives me both Unity and Lubuntu as desktop options and some variants on them but Awesome WM does not ...