I am running gnome 3.16 on ubuntu 15.04.When I try running rhythmbox it logs me out and puts me back on to my login page.

  • Can you post the output of rhythmbox -d ? I found a similar bug described here (in 2010 !) not resolved.
    – mxdsp
    Feb 3, 2016 at 21:11
  • rhythmbox -d still takes me back to the login page. I'm stuck !!!
    – paudel
    Feb 4, 2016 at 5:51
  • have you tried to purge rhythmbox configuration and reinstall ? sudo apt-get purge rhythmbox*, then sudo apt-get install rhythmbox
    – mxdsp
    Feb 4, 2016 at 18:45
  • no removing and again installing didn't help me at all.
    – paudel
    Feb 5, 2016 at 15:33

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The problem was caused by gdm I reinstalled gdm which solved the problem.

To reinstall gdm i used tasksel and reinstalled the gnome desktop manager

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