I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 soon after it is released. Today I messed something up with the Chinese input ibus, and I don't know if this is the reason at all, but when I reboot using
sudo shutdown -r now, I cannot pass the login. I entered the correct password, but then the screen just went black, and then the login screen comes up again!
I have searched quite a few solutions from others, but nothing is working for me.
I have read
I tried to look at
.xsession-error, but that file is empty on my computer.
I tried the suggestion of changing the ownership of
.Xauthority, but my .Xauthority is not root initially. I also tried to delete it but that does not work either.
sudo apt-get remove ibus-pinyin in case it is the problem (but not likely).
I also tried
sudo apt-get install --reinstall lightdm, but it does not work either. I also tried
dpkg-reconfigure lightdm, but I was not able to see the effect.
Also, I looked at
/var/crash, and I saw a file
_usr_bin_xpad.1000.crash, which seems to record the crash occured at the time that I first encountered thr login loop problem. Yet I cannot find further clue of how to solve it. At the bottom of that file, it suggested to update several packages if the crash still occurs. I did so but it does not work either. These packages are
Can someone save me...I dont wanna switch back to Windows