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Questions tagged [login]

Questions related to logging into a user session or shell, for example at the graphical login screen that normally appears at the end of the boot process

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Prevent Ubuntu from leaking information to the internet upon login

I am surprised to find so little information about what I would consider a serious breach of privacy and security. It appears ubuntu-report is sending very unique information about your system - like ...
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How to disable the login password for a specific user?

I have two users in my Ubuntu Budgie 18.04. The first is mine, and the second is for my mother. I want to disable the login password request from my mother user, so she can log in without the need ...
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Why there is login message not coming from /etc/issue and /etc/motd?

I've checked and edited these two files /etc/issue and /etc/motd, but it still shows the message (not from /etc/issue or /etc/motd) below after i successfully login(no matter from the console or SSH ...
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How to login to Ubuntu 18.04 without a password

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04 and I appear to have lost my ability to login without a password. This is something that I used in 16.04 for a media player computer that I have in my ...
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Lightdm is not changing background on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 and right away installed Unity and configured lightdm instead of gdm and then removed gnome-shell while in unity enviornment. Since then no problem except lightdm won't ...
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Auto login on specific location/network

I'm pretty new with Linux Ubuntu (18.04) and have got impression that it can be configured to do just about anything. So I wonder if there's a possibility to automatically log in at home and password ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS - CLI login loop, how to exit?

I've had a look around the net, and although I can find answers to similar problems, I can't find an answer to the one I'm facing. I have no GUI/Desktop/Space issues, it is a standalone server ...
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Screen flicker on dual boot with 16.04 and 18.10

I installed 18.10 today alongside 16.04. Ubuntu 18.10 works fine so far (apart from duplicity, but that's another story). When I reboot back into 16.04, though, I see a Gnome screen that looks as ...
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Error connecting to Debian 9 VPS via RDP [on hold]

I am using A DEBIAN 9 VPS with 1GB RAM and 20GB storage. Soon after I installed it on cloud, I connected to it via PUTTY and there was absolutely no problem. I then upgraded and updated my machine (as ...
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Protecting WSL-Ubuntu so that only port 443 will be unfiltered in a correct way (using WSL only for Ansible)

I use WSL basically just for Ansible (which as far as I know requires only port 443 to be unfiltered to work properly). With Ansible I Can continuously orchestrate architecture, and deploy relative ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu (Wayland) WM

Fairly simple problem, but I am at a loss re how to debug or fix the issue. I switched to Ubuntu (Wayland). Everything kinda works fine, but there are slight issues with a few programs, so logged out,...
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How to start a service before the first login?

So i have a displaylink usb docking station. The displays only work after the first login. After the first log in my displays work, I can log out and log in the displays work all the time. However at ...
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Installing zsh on remote server disabled ssh login?

First time server admin. I have a remote VPS running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I logged in as root and created a new sudo user. I logged in as the new user and disabled password login to the the root ...
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My Ubuntu forget wifi password at every login

as the title my problem is that at every login, it seems that my Ubuntu forgets the wifi password and I have to set it manually to connect to internet. So I look at under: /etc/NetworkManager/system-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 immediately logs out with a specific user

My Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't allow me to log in with GNOME. Immediately after logging in, it seems that a crash occurs and I'm back at the log in page. If I try with a different user it works. I found ...
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Can't log in to desktop [duplicate]

So I am having a hard time logging into my computer. After entering my password I have been getting just a black screen. Once it brought me back to the log in page. I know absolutely nothing about how ...
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Permission denied (publickey) after every time being disconnected

After getting disconnected from the server (Ubuntu 18.04.1) I can not login anymore using public key. I have 2 accounts that can run sudo. One account uses public key and a passphrase to login, and ...
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incorrect password for sudo and on screen lock, but correct while logging in right after reboot

I've this strange issue occurring after I upgraded the os from 16 to 18. At first, it wouldn't let me in, saying that the password is incorrect even though it was right. So I rebooted with ...
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LightDM background blocking desktop

I am having an issue when logging in to Xubuntu 18.04. Everything boots fine, but when I actually log in, the background from LightDM stays on the screen and there is nothing else, no panels, right-...
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Login fails silently on system restart, after adding new module to /etc/pam.d/common-auth

I am attempting to add an auth-only PAM module (poldi, to support login via GPG SmartCards). The way I have it configured works perfectly well for most authentication use-cases: sudo unlocking a ...
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Typing in Terminal Adds Caret & Bracket to Letter on Ubuntu Server v18.04

After Ubuntu server boots up to terminal, I type my user name only to get a circumflex accent (a.k.a. caret) ^ and a left square bracket [ added to each letter. Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS ubuntuserver tty1 ...
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Stuck in login loop Ubuntu 16.04

I need some advice for working towards a resolution to my current login loop issue in Ubuntu Desktop 16.04. When I try to sign in locally, after I input the correct password, the gui prompts for the ...
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ubuntu 18.04 LTS server login interface is not visiable clearly

whenever I start the server, please see my login page in the given image, can anyone give the suggestion how to resolve it? i m using hardware i.e. HP proliant ML30 gen 9 with os: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 64 ...
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18.04 LTS won't let me re-login and shut down after failed apt get update [duplicate]

The machine was pretty slow already. However I decided to execute sudo apt-get update. However the update stopped at 90% updating some trigger. So I decided to log out and re login with user. ...
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bash: /usr/bin/locale-check: No such file or directory error after i downgraded from ubuntu 18.10 to 18.04

After downgrading my Ubuntu from 18.10 to 18.04 when ever trying to login I am getting the following error: And opening the terminal following error displays bash: /usr/bin/locale-check: No such ...
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Can't login in Transmission Web Interface!

Im here to see if I can find the solution for this problem that I'm having with the transmission login web interface. I can't login into the web interface. I already edit the file /etc/transmission-...
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Ubuntu won't login, password is true

My ubuntu won't login but password is true! Here what's output. First image I try to login, and password is true! It back me to login screen. I don't know I try to change password via other user and ...
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Login screen not coming up

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 on Dell Vostro Intel Core i3 7th Gen 14-inch Laptop (4GB RAM). The laptop had come with 16.04, which is now on 18.10 after 2 upgrades(18.04 and 18.10). Recently Bleachbit was ...
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Login loop Xcfe

Since today my Xubuntu is not logging anymore via GUI. I can only open the terminal and login from there. I have tried everything in here Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop but still have a black ...
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Cannot login in my root account using login screen in Ubuntu 18.04.1

I have been using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS in my desktop. I recently did some changes by upgrading my desktop to Kubuntu and removing cinnamon environment. Just after that when I try to login into my root ...
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Cannot loging because of ubuntu--vg-root: clean - Ubuntu 16.0.4 LTS

After a reboot I could not log back in via the GUI. I got the black screen with a flash of text saying: WARNING: Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning. WARNING: Failed to ...
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Limit root login by IP Address? [duplicate]

Is there a mechanic to let me limit SSH and telnet logins to the root account based on IP address? I have 3 nets used for different things locally all in the 192.168.x ranges, I need to login from ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 LXQt desktop no user login after booting

Interesting one. After some time of leaving ubuntu I decided to run Lubuntu again. This time 18.10. There is a new desktop called LXQt as far as I can see. MY problem; after installing it it runs ...
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LightDM and Multiseat: how to make greeter remember the username of the last logged-out user?

I've configured a two-seat setup with Xubuntu 18.04. The only problem is that when user logs out on either seat, the greeter then picks (seemingly) randomly the username for the next login. Since the ...
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Unable to login after Ubuntu 18.04 fresh install

I downloaded the Ubuntu 18.04 .iso file and installed it. When booting the first time it asked me for my password, but when I entered the password at the login screen it rejected it three times and ...
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prevent ubuntu 18.04 login screen from saying my key strokes back to me

I'm sure there's an answer to this somewhere but I don't know the right key words to search for it. At the login screen when I type my user name, for some inexplicable reason ubuntu has decided that ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 displays wrong lock screen after waking from sleep

I have Lubuntu 18.04 installed on my laptop and I decided to install slick-greeter from the Ubuntu repositories. However, every after waking my laptop from sleep, this different undesired login screen ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 systems dying a week after install with dbus errors

I've been banging my head against google for a day now and I'm no closer to a solution so I'm hoping someone out there can help out. I'm installing 18.04 via fai and then doing some system config ...
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Nvidia driver not working on Ubuntu 18.04. Login screen appears repeatedly [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on an Asus TUF fx504 laptop that comes with integrated Nvidia you - GTX1050. It was running fine when I first installed it along with the drivers(nouveau won't work, gets ...
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Windows 10 login information for accessing samba share protected directory located on Ubuntu 18.04

Can someone give an example of login information (username and password) on Windows 10 for the samba protected directory which is located on Ubuntu 18.04? I have created a user in Ubuntu and added ...
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Error found when loading /etc/profile

the error just keeps showing up, and it is mainly about : '/usr/lib/python3/*':permissions denied! even after i restore /etc/profile with /usr/share/base-files/profile, anybody knows why?
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Change mouse pointer lightgm login

I have Ubuntu Mate 16.04 and I would like to change my cursor theme in the login screen, I use lightdm. I searched in the /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf file, but there is not a line where I ...
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SSH close immediatly after Login

SSH close immediatly after Login, i can't login into ubuntu server This is a DUMP after last login. Last login: Mon Nov 12 15:36:13 2018 from SERVER debug3: receive packet: type 98 debug1: ...
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“Error found when loading /etc/profile:” after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04

Recently, I upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10. Now, each time I boot my machine I face an error message which reads as following: "Error found when loading /etc/profile: find: '/usr/lib/wims/bin': ...
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18.04 LTS new install — No desktop after login

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside Windows 10 in a dual boot configuration. The installation completed without error and Ubuntu boots up to a login screen. However, when I input my ...
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ubuntu server install 16.04.4 login auto logs out

Got stuck on a login loop on 16.04.4 server version install. I've seen some workarounds for the desktop version but can't seem to get any to work on my instance. It's a VM on VMware. Holding shift ...
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how can set alarm icon for login password?

i have Ubuntu 18.04. i use multi language in my system. i want to that when i want login account in Ubuntu the language of keyboard system is Suggest with icon that have tow word of language keyboard(...
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My ubuntu 18.04 stuck in the following photo

I'm not that much familiar with Ubuntu, and I'm going on with practising. I was installing docker and docker compose, but when I restart my machine I have stuck in the following screen. enter image ...
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Freezing at login on Dell XPS 15 9560 with Ubuntu 18.04

I fresh installed Ubuntu 18.04 (no dual boot) on my Dell XPS 15 9560. When I enter my password the login screen UI disappears, and the background and my mouse freeze. How to prevent Ubuntu 18.04 from ...
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pam_tally2 in Ubuntu 16

I have an issue getting pam_tally2 to work correctly on Ubuntu 16. I am using the default common-auth, common-account, and common-password. My Ubuntu 16 is patched to the latest patches. My OS must be ...