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I tried all the solution present on Internet but could not solve the problem. Then I tried something similar to what is there in above post. I could not found any error in my ~/.profile, so I deleted the ~/.profile and did reboot the system. It worked fine. It is good to find error and fix them in ~/.profile but if you cannot try deleting the file.


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I recently faced the same problem in my Ubuntu 14.04. I tried every solution present on Internet. after getting frustrated I tried to do something similar to what I thought is appropriate. I deleted the .profile file and restart system, after that I was able to login to same user. Following are the steps : Press CTRL + ALT + F3 to go to TTYs. Type: sudo ...


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You can log in from a TTY by using Ctrl+Alt+F1, then typing in your username and password. You can use the adduser or useradd command to add a new user. sudo adduser [username] or sudo useradd [username] Note: useradd will not create a home directory or set a password. I prefer to use adduser instead. You can look at the man page (man useradd) to find ...


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Almost identical issue: Lenovo W530 laptop setup for dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 14.04 Things have worked great since a fresh install about 3 weeks ago and several reboots. Then, Ubuntu froze last night on power up. Windows 7 boots fine. But, Ubuntu boot up hangs with the error: Starting enable remaining boot-time encrypted block devices [OK] Nothing ...


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On the terminal type: sudo service lightdm restart


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Maybe reinstalling KDE from the tty would help, but I'm not sure about this. You would have to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to leave your desktop (tty7) and enter a plain full-screen terminal (tty1). This should allow you to login by entering your username and pw. Then you can try running sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop --reinstall. After that, Ctrl+Alt+F7 will ...


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Most likely the problem is caused by qgis. I had similar problem, in my case I was able to login then I had only cursor and empty screen. Removing qgis and running autoremove mostly fixed problem (qgis also destroyed my start menu, maybe there is also other for now undetected damage). (note - it is more suitable for comment but I am unable to post one as I ...


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This is called the "message of the day" or motd and by default is stored in /etc/motd. It is a bash script so all you need to do is execute it. In case you want to add your own use /etc/motd.tail. More details here and from the link: Let’s say you want to add a custom message users will see when they log into your Ubuntu system. Ubuntu’s MOTD is ...


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After an extremely long time searching for the answer... This is what worked for me: Ctrl+Alt+F1 then I entered sudo install gnome and after the install I entered sudo reboot I logged in using the gnome environment although I have heard of someone logging back in with the ubuntu environment also! ps: this was with the 14.04 version


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Test this: Switch on your computer. Press and hold the Shift key, which will bring up the Grub menu. Select the line which starts with --- Advanced options. Select the line ending with --- Recovery mode. After a few moments, your computer should display a menu with a number of options. Select ---- Network and ---- Drop to root shell prompt. In a ...


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First make sure lightdm is installed: sudo apt-get install lightdm Then reconfigure login manager: sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm Check if it has worked. Usually it is enough. Also see the links: Reset to Default Unity Login How to restore Ubuntu login screen after lubuntu install?


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You can try re-installing the ubuntu desktop packages and unity, then rebooting. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity


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I have found answer to my problem and hope it will also serve best to the others who need it. It's so simple. Just make some changes to .conf file and its done. I had to make changes to two .conf files in order to get what I want. 1. Disable Guest Login In Ubuntu 14.04 the .conf file to be edited has been moved to /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d from ...



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