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

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Not able to login in ubuntu

I changed my etc/environment with path set for ORACLE_HOME and rebooted the system. It created one more user as oracle in my login screen, now after a reboot I am trying to login as usual but it is ...
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No login screen after boot

A strange problem happening after update. After I updated Ubuntu 12.10, I restarted. After boot, i realized that there isn't any login screen at all. I mean no login screen, just an Ubuntu background. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen: go directly to user background, not via default

I know I'm being rather picky here, but is there a way to configure lightdm so that when the login screen shows after boot it directly shows the selected user's background, instead of first loading ...
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blank login screen for laptop with Intel 965 Express Chipset Family

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04, current kernel is 3.5.0.02-generic. I have downloaded and installed 2 days ago Intel Linux Graphics Installer deb file suitable for Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset ...
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can't login in GUI of ubuntu 12.04

I have done extensive search for the answer to this problem: On the login in page, after tying password, my screen turns dark for a second and becomes the login page again. the guest account doesn't ...
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Can't log in after waking up from sleep

I have this issue since the first time I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Whenever my laptop wakes up from sleep the log in screen looks like this: In order to log in I end up restarting my system and ...
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Multimonitor in login screen vs. lock screen

I have a multiple monitor setup with two screens. The login screen uses dual monitor mode (as seen on the first picture), but the lock screen (CTRL + ALT + L) uses only a single monitor and disables ...
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unable to login after installing video card

I have been using Ubuntu for a while. I changed the video card (to have multiple monitors) and after fumbling with it I obviously screwed up something. Net result Ubuntu boots fine but when I try to ...
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Lubuntu Unable to Login with GUI. Coloured lines\bars

I am new to Linux. I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.10 alternate version "lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386". I checked the .iso file using "WinMd5Sum" and it was proper. I burned it and checked error ...
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Log in fails after installing additional drivers

So I updated my graphic drivers using the additional drivers option and restarted my computer upon completion. Now when I try to log in everything looks fine, I put in my password and hit enter, ...
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Ubuntu on login shows messages from the linux boot process

I face this weird problem when it comes to login to my Ubuntu system. It doesn't happen all the time.When it happens I press the Enter button and after that the system shows the normal login ...
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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.
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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 ...
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Ubuntu not allowing me to log in after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and it went fine. After restart, when I try to log in from my root user it shows a command screen in a split second and then returns back to the log in screen ...
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permanent desktop background

Is it at all possible the have the login screen desktop background remain permanent for all users and prevent them from changing to whatever they desire? We are currently using GDM with 12.04 LTS. ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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is my hardware not compatible?

I have a fx4100 a radeon 6670 a gigabyte moboard and 8 GB of dddr3 ram. The failure occurs once I attempt to log in to my account. Is the hardware causing the problem? It's a diy build so I can ...
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Can't login (unexpected EOF in .profile)

I am having a problem with login. Its in a cycle login with password correct - > login -> login with password correct -> login. I've seen a few threads about this matter but none helped. I do ...
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lightdm-gtk-greeter-ubuntu “crashes” after installing KDE4.10

I have a weird problem, which I didn't found anything on the internet about. I installed KDE4.10 (from kubuntu-ppa/backports) a week ago, and it changed the loginscreen. After there was something ...
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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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How do I change the login manager in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've looked and looked for an answer - but I like Ubuntu's login manager, and can't figure out how to change lubuntu's to it. I've installed Unity using these instructions: How do I install LXDE / ...
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Problem with installation and first login

I tried to install the Ubuntu but had notice a problem twice and it will allow to get in to the desktop, but it appears the login to write a username and a password. I tried ignore it, put space, ...
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Can I take an image of Login person after 3 login attempts fail?

IS there any way to take an image after 3 login attempts fail.and later i want shutdown system and before this i would like to block all ports so the person cant access the system thorough any ...
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12.04 Can wireless network be active at login?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 box that is no longer going to be used as a desktop. I would like to be able to switch it on and let it automatically connect to the wireless network so i can ssh into it if ...
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Won't let me log in after updating

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed alongside Windows 8 on a HP Pavilion g7 1303 (x64). I ran the update manager and selected everything and updated. Then I restarted the computer and when it comes to the ...
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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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How to execute a script before login screen?

I would like to know , how can I run scripts before the login screen.I mean My script should start running before login screen will appear.How can I achieve that?. I am the root user of that PC. ...
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How can I display a message on the login screen?

In some circumstances it would be valuable for me to be presented with a short, text notification prior to logging in, so that I have the option to decide not to log in after seeing the message. Is ...
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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 ...
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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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why am i not getting my ubuntu 12.10 login screen back after uninstalling xubuntu 12.10?

I installed xubuntu, then uninstalled it completely, but I am not getting my original log-in screen back. It's a simple log-in screen with the computer's icon, user name, password and session details ...
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Can't login to account on guest or standard

Thanks in advance for any help. Ubuntu 12.04 Up until recently my mother has been using the Guest Session when she logs on; now, the Guest Session will not login. When I try to login to it, it ...
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My ubuntu system is asking login again and again when i even entered the correct login details?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in Dell desktop. I am unable to login into my desktop. when i enter my login details its just coming again to login page without entering into my dashboard? Please help me...
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I can't get past the loading screen after attempting to remove AMD watermark [closed]

I installed graphics card drivers as can be seen here and I ended up with an AMD watermark that mentioned "Test use only". I followed this tutorial on YouTube to remove it. I rebooted and now I can't ...
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Set up fingerprint scanner for use with log in

I have an Acer Aspire 8930g, I have 32bit Ubuntu and have a fingerprint scanner. Does anyone know how to set up the scanner so I can scan my finger when it asks for password input, either when I sudo ...
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How can I change the login screen?

My login screen has changed automatically. I want to change it wants. Where can I do it them?
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Why can't I access my desktop after installing Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my netbook through USB Drive. Now I cannot get access in my desktop after login. I can see only one thing on my screen. Welcome to ubuntu 12.10(GNU/linux 3.5.0-17- ...
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12.10 Login Screen Skipped, Just begins session

so ive got windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 dual booted with Windows 8 bootloader and grub timeout set to 0. When it boots i dont even see the orange logo with the orange dots (loading screen) just a blank ...
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Logging in the New Created User Ubuntu12.04 lts

I just created an account with name rashmi and set its password. Then I restarted my system. When I log in to rashmi another screen appears for less than a second and then vanish and again the login ...
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Why my X Server won't start as a regular user and it starts as Guest?

It won't start X server automatically as a regular user but instead shows Logon screen. When I enter my password it flashes for a second and it's back to Logon screen again. Then I tried to log in as ...
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“Shut down” takes me to greeter now?

UPDATE - Removing my USB wifi dongle seems to cure the problem. So does disabling networking (but not disabling wifi alone). Now what? UPDATE 2 - The 'uptime' command says there are 2 users logged in. ...
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Login Screen Cycles

After installing recommended updates and rebooting, I am stuck on the Login Screen. After entering my password, the screen goes black, and then I am returned to the Login Screen. I can login from the ...
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Add White dots to desktop

Some people may not like the white dots on login screen of ubuntu 12.10, But i really love it , is there any way to add these dots desktop also and is there any way to remove these from the ...
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How to log in after logout in L/UBUNTU live persistent usb?

I have created a persistent live usb of Lubuntu 12.10 on a 16 GB flash pendrive with a 4GB space for persistency. It basically works like an installation, as new programs can be installed and new ...
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“the system is running in low graphics mode” I get this message when I boot my ubuntu

I had got into a serious problem while solving my the system is running in low graphics mode using this link. This guy and I have almost same Nvidia card. Mine is just bit more newer, so when I was ...
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Locked out of admin account; but the password is right in shell; password changed too!

I have a dual boot, win 7 and the latest lts 12.xx. I tried logging into my regular account but it keeps refusing to open. There is no message saying anything was incorrect, but that message still ...
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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 ...
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How do I change the startup sound? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the start up sound? Note: This is not a duplicate. The above question refers to the sound played at login and not the sound at the login screen. Is ...
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Run conky over LightDM

Is it possible to have my conky gadgets run over my lightDM login screen? If so, how would I go about this? I saw someone doing it with XDM under debian in this screenshot from a thread on the ...