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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I changed the background in login screen and now I can not log in

I Changed the background screen and when I tried to login it displays a error message. I followed these steps. vitux.com/how-to-change-login-lock-screen-background-in-ubuntu edited using text ...
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Desktop get weird after back in from sleep

When I want to go back from suspend mode, in Ubuntu 20.04, I got the next problems: The logging screen show in very large and black buttons Ask me the password ⇾ unlock the screen ⇾ goes momentarily ...
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After entering the correct login password i am getting enter password screen again

I have dual booted Ubuntu 20.04 on my HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC. 1st day it worked fine. Today, after giving my login password , the circle beside it rotated once and the same login screen came again....
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Black screen after login ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 I pressed ctrl-alt-f10 twice yesterday and the screen went black. I didn't know what to do so I just restarted the computer. Now every time I login the screen just goes black. I looked ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS disable on boot: unlock keyring for an application who wants to acces “Default Keyring” but is locked

I'm new to Ubuntu (Linux) on desktop, 3 days ago I left Windows 10! How can I disable at boot: unlock keyring for an application who wants to access "Default Keyring" but is locked? I have set auto-...
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MOTD not showing on 18.04

I'm attempting to get the MOTD to appear on login. Got an old box recently updated and running 18.04.4 LTS. The default MOTD scripts all exist in /etc/update-motd.d/, are set to +x and run ...
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there is another way to change multiple resolutions in linux without wait to the login

I have already make a script doing this and i put it in the start app applications, but these commands only start when you login, there is a another way to do it when the computer turn on, or ...
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How to get Ubuntu 20.04 to autoconnect to VPN upon starting VM

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 in Hyper-V. I have my Wired connection set to auto connect to my university VPN. It works no problem when I click connect. However, it is the fact I have to click connect that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 login loop after power failure

All of a sudden my 18.04 Ubuntu install started to go into a login loop, after a power failure. Presented with the login screen, I enter the correct credentials and it shows as if it tries to login ...
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Issues with Lightdm and gdm3 on ubuntu 20.04

I have been using ubuntu 20.04 since release, I started with gdm3 and then I got the infamous login loop error which I couldn't solve without switching to Lightdm. The issue is when I switch to ...
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Lock screen still displaying after login on resume?

20.04 on a Thinkpad T420 with NVIDIA graphics. Sometimes when logging back in after waking from sleep, the title bar and dock will display normally but the desktop background is still blurred with the ...
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No GUI to login, but can access remotely

We have a problem with some of our desktops, and I do not know what to do about it. The OS is Ubuntu 18.04: 5.3.0-51-generic #44~18.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 23 14:27:18 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Change the name of my main account - how can I do that?

I had somebody to reinstall my computer and he gave a name to my main account that does not please me. I want to change it. How could I possibly do that?
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Login screen goes blank during startup when laptop is on battery

Whenever I start my laptop on battery (without attaching it to a power source) After I punch the disk encryption key just before entering the login window the screen completely goes blank. The next ...
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xdotool - If I press F2 do these events

I have stations where I would like to auto login. Is it possible with xdotool that when I press the F2 key, it performs these operations? xdotool type "username" xdotool key Tab sleep 2 xdotool type '...
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How do I automatically unlock login keyring when logging into Ubuntu 20.04?

When I login to my Ubuntu 20.04 Hyper-V VM this pops up. How do I automatically login without having to type my password a second time. I see I can disable the keyring password but I'm just checking ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 After Fingerprint login, password request to unlock the desktop

I have this issue with fingerprint. Almost all works fine, I can use it for elevate privileges, I can login .... but just after passed the login screen, when the desktop appears, I have a pop up ...
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Can't login after chown command [closed]

I just installed elementary OS dual booted with windows 10. After the installation. I saw that the / root directory has every file and folder locked. I can't rename, delete or create anything there. ...
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Ubuntu Get Stuck in Login loop (VM Ware) Important

I am aware of a similar question Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop But I am unable to apply these solution problem is, as I am using VMWare, and VMWare don't create a .Xauthority file, I tried a ...
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Friend recursively changed ubuntu filesystem permissions [duplicate]

My buddy has full access to my Ubuntu 16.04 machine to host his website and doesnt know too much. He went into folder and went to change file permissions but instead ran chmod -R / to 775 or 755 he ...
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Login loop for user account (gdm3)

I can't login in my gdm3 usual session and it goes [in loop like there]. I made sudo adduser test, and things go just fine with that user. Before I got in that loop I did update/upgrade my system, ...
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how do I change hte login screen graphic in 20.04 while using lightdm?

I upgraded to 20.04 Friday and have lost my desired login screen. Working with the author of the 20.04 gdm screen changing script, we discovered that my login screen is under lightdm. How can I ...
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Is there a way to replace the login authentication with a pass-algorithm?

Is there a way to replace the login authentication with a pass-algorithm? I want to implement a different algorithm for each user. The idea of a pass-algorithm is that the user sees some information ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 authentication error

I was running this command: $ sudo apt update And my computer went into sleep mode. I came back a while later and when I went to log in, it keeps looping "authentication error." It's as if I'm ...
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how to log with chrome remote desktop into ubuntu

my teenager daughter is pc addicted and i want to control her time and activities on using pc. I have installed Chrome Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 but got looped on login. Anyone can help? Before i ...
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Cannot login to cockpit after upgrading to fossa

Cockpit does not work for me on fossa; it worked fine on bionic. According to "apt install cockpit", version 215-1 is installed, and it presents the login screen on https port 9090, but it says wrong ...
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12.Ubuntu server credentials for Raspberry Pi

The documents I've seen say that ubuntu/ubuntu should work, but I am not able to get them to work. I've seen the suggestion that it may take a few tries before it works, but I have tried many times ...
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How to auto start Xserver after boot?

I was "Desktop Environment Hopping" and I broke the Unity DE in ubuntu. I have reinstalled the unity desktop. But ubuntu is not entering into login screen gui or gnome shell gui after boot. I am able ...
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Login loop GUI three desktop environments

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 and initially had problems with no GUI. After some help, I got Gnome and lightDM but now I am stuck in a login loop. A while earlier I was able to login, but there ...
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Asking for log in when ive not set one

Completely new to this and I've just installed ubuntu 20.04 to an sd card and started up my raspberry pi however it wants a username and password but I never set one up. There is also an issue where ...
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Ubuntu changes automatic screen orientation on login

On a 2-in-1 laptop (HP Spectre x360) running Ubuntu 20.04 the default screen orientation is left upon user login. Other users are unaffected, and when rotation is unlocked the display functions as ...
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Xubuntu 20.04: cannot login into my account!

Good day! During my session something went wrong. My wifi connection suddenly switched off so I restarted my notebook. After which I cannot login into my account on Xubuntu 20.04. The system now ...
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Can't login after upgrade to Ubuntu Budgie 20.04

When I get to the login screen it doesn't recognize my password which has been unchanged for years. I tried multiple answers I found on the internet, but nothing helped. For example I tried Drop to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: Screen freezes after login when waking laptop up from suspend

I have got a new Entroware Apollo with Ubuntu 20.04 pre-installed. I have had an occasional but not infrequent issue of my computer screen freezing after login when it is woken up but have no issues ...
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Kernel crash during upgrade of Ubuntu 20.04 from 19.10 [duplicate]

I have tried to update my Ubuntu version and after updating, my boot screen is displaying a kernel panic message and I'm unable to access my login screen. I was upgrading my ubuntu from 19.10 to 20....
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can't login into my user account after installing xdm

I apt-get install xdm and during installion, there was a message i didnt pay attention to, i think it was something to do with gnome and xdm. anyway long story short, i installed xdm and the next time ...
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Black screen with logon prompt on Raspberry Pi 3b+

I'm new To Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Raspberry Pi 3b+ with Raspberry Pi imager and it boots to this black login screen. Ubuntu 20.04 Ubuntu tty1 ubuntu login:
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Login loop after upgrade to 20.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. And after it I cannot be able to login desktop enviroment. My graphic card: [22:49:33@0] [ardaorkin@ardaorkin-Inspiron-3585:~]$ lspci -nn | grep -E 'VGA|Display' 04:...
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Failed to start session login

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop. Earlier I had an issue with no GUI. I got the interface now with lightdm but can't login. Everytime I type in the password, I get a failed to start ...
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User login failed to start session

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop. Earlier I had an issue with no GUI. I got the interface now with lightdm but can't login. Everytime I type in the password, I get a failed to start ...
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Unable to Login after a new install

Just installed a new install along with Windows 10. Setup root (/), swap and /home partitions; and then setup display name, computer name, username and password. Can't login after restarting ...
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Buttons in log in screen don't work

I can't click the cog icon, the go back icon and the show password icon in the login screen. Anyone know how to fix this. Please note that I have no trouble typing the password and pressing enter to ...
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Cannot login to Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome session : amdgpu_device_initialize: DRM version is 2.50.0 but this driver is only compatible with 3.x.x

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Session, But I am get reverted back to the lock screen. On checking the Xorg logs I find this error, amdgpu_device_initialize: DRM version is 2.50.0 but ...
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I am unable to open and/or login to linux m- ubuntu

I cannot reach a login screen, and of the available processes, I am either unable to fix problems or the process is not available because I am not "authorized." The underlying problem seems to be one ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 froze, then fsckd file system scan stuck during reboot (Ctrl+C doesn’t cancel). Maybe due to log in loop days after VNC or x2go install

Our system (Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Precision 7920 tower) froze when I tried to restart Spyder and when I restarted, it would not advance past the fsckd filesystem check (please see images). Since some ...
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Cannot login Wayland sessions on 20.04

Since the upgrade to 20.04 I'm unable to login Wayland sessions. I'm using vanilla Gnome so in my greeter I have four options (Gnome, Gnome on Xorg, Ubuntu and Ubuntu on Wayland). I can log in the two ...
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Facing Login Loop in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

All of sudden started facing Login Loop. I tried upgrading packages via tty still no luck. Tried startx via tty3 and it's success but too irresponsive. Tried chown .xauthority file with username. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Xfce - Have to login twice

First question here, as I've been using Linux for about 2 weeks now. I've encountered nothing but problems and after a lot of unsuccessful searching I decided I should start asking. Current main ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 waked up after suspend without showing login screen alternately

I'm have been using Ubuntu 18.04 for about a year on my Thinkpad T460s. Everything is ok until a week ago, when I turned my laptop into sleep mode (hold Windows key and click to top-right corner, ...
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Cannot login to phpmyadmin with root, there is two root users and can login to mysql without password

Following this tutorial, everything works fine, till the moment when I tried to login to my phpmyadmin with root and password: Problem 1 (cannot login to phpmyadmin): mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/...

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