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I've tried the suggestion described in Cannot log in after update to 19.04 to no avail.

$ sudo apt install gnome-session gnome

Still stuck in bootloop though. I double-checked space left in the home folder as well. Plenty available still with 29% Use as suggested here.

@milso suggested on https://askubuntu.com/a/1135250/702968 look at /var/log/syslog and check if you see some Gnome crash stacktrace.

This is what tail /var/log/syslog produced after my most recent attempt to log in:

gnome-shell[2904]: The offending signal was destroy on Gjs_DateMenuButton 0x55c82a2e55c0.
org.gnome.Shell.desktop[2904]:(EE) failed to read Wayland events: Connection reset by peer
gnome-session[2868]: gnome-session-binary[2868]: WARNING: App 'org.gnome.Shell.desktop' exited with code 1
gnome-session-binary[2868]: Unrecoverable failure in required component org.gnome.Shell.desktop
gnome-session-binary[2868]: WARNING: App 'org.gnome.Shell.desktop' exited with code 1
at-spi-bus-launcher[1992]: XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0"
at-spi-bus-launcher[1992]:      after 21 requests (21 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
gdm3: GdmDisplay: display lasted 1.185092 seconds
systemd[1]: session-9.scope: Succeeded.
kernel: [  880.696202] logitech=hidpp-device 0003:046D:101A.0006 multiplier = 8

I was able to adduser and log in. Not sure how to proceed from there in order to get primary user logged in.

Following steps delineated here, I was able to give my new user sudo privileges using usermod -aG sudo username. I now just use the secondary account. Not too much of an inconvenience. But I will welcome and try any suggestions to fix primary account login loop issue.

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