enter image description hereWhen I log in, the screen goes blank but returns to the login window. I have tried accessing the console but I get a couple of errors on it being a readonly file system.

How can I solve this?

  • If $HOME is on a readonly filesystem that would likely cause a GUI login loop by itself (the display manager needs to be able to write $HOME/.Xauthority) – steeldriver Jun 19 at 22:48
  • so I should try and run that – barronBetts Jun 19 at 22:54
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    You should fsck (file system check), or read the logs to see what it was mounted read-only (it usually means an error). Myself I usually do this from a live system (Xubuntu install media) and if errors were found & fixed - all will be well when you reboot to your real system. – guiverc Jun 19 at 23:01
  • Thanks a lot this was helpful – barronBetts Jun 19 at 23:27

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