I created an new account and it can't seem to log in from the users screen. I can su into the account from terminal. Any ideas?

I added the user from my root account using the settings menu. I've also tried it on command line. I noticed that I can login and get a shell. But no from the login screen.

  • Does the password fail or are you not able to select the new user? – mchid Aug 24 at 16:59
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    How did you create the new user? Please add info via edit to your question. – mook765 Aug 24 at 18:07
  • ... in particular, remember that for an Xsession to start, you also need to create & assign a valid (writeable) home directory – steeldriver Aug 24 at 18:42

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