I am experiencing the same problem as noted at:

Why my linux account only belongs to one group?

I am running 20.04 and GDM. I've also:

  • Followed every suggestion I could find related to disabling kdWallet.
  • Uninstalled lightDM (No luck)
  • Reinstalled lightDM and switched to it
  • Then back to GDM hoping some flag somewhere might get switched. (No luck)
  • Uninstalled/Purged lightDM

When I call $ id I get:

jim@Cheyenne:~$ id
uid=1000(jim) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)

but can get the right groups if ssh into localhost:

Last login: Thu Feb 18 15:57:06 2021 from
jim@Cheyenne:~$ id
uid=1000(jim) gid=0(root) groups=0(root),4(adm),24(cdrom),27(sudo),30(dip),46(plugdev),108(lpadmin),124(sambashare),997(microk8s),999(docker)

What else could it be? Any suggestions greatly appreciated.


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