I have a freshly setup 12.04 LTS pc system (120 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, 16 GiB RAM); since a few days, I can't login to the graphical desktop anymore: there is very short flashing shell window which ...
My system is Ubuntu 11.10 (installed from 0, without upgrades/updates). When I enter into any tty (1, 2, 3..) it ask me my login name and password but I can not move forward. When I enter an user ...
How do you figure out where are user's passwords stored, for users that can login? I know the system is using LDAP for users (username, home path, etc.), but it doesn't contain any kind of passwords. ...
As usual, when I install a new version of Ubuntu I install pam_mount to automount my with LUKS encrypted partition on login. However, for Ubuntu 11.10, I followed the same procedure as usual, but I ...
Since I have a very long password, I would like to additionally use an alternative login method. Which other authentication methods are possible in Ubuntu to log in?