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Questions tagged [login-screen]

Questions about the login screen, specifically customizing/troubleshooting it.

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Can't login after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04

I am having problems logging in, after I recently upgraded yesterday. I read on other forums that I needed to install ubuntu-session, but it requires some unmet dependencies. I tried to use the ...
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How to revert GDM to default Ubuntu 18.10 (to utilize new lock/login screens)

My question is pretty much summed up by the title. GNOME 3.30 touts a new lock/login screen, yet Ubuntu 18.10 lacks any changes to GDM. I was just wondering if there was a way to actually SEE and USE ...
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Weird Logon Issue

I have this weird issue with Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS M1530 in which Ubuntu boots, makes a noise when the prompt shows up, and when I type the correct password, it freezes on the login wallpaper ...
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Change login screen purple background 18.10

This is almost a dup of this question, but with a slight variation. Instead of using a picture file for the login screen background, I'd like to use the same solid color background that I've set for ...
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atomaically change keyboard language to login password

how can tune a setting in Ubuntu that any time after screen lock , login password keyboard atomically change to primary password language?
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Locking Screen In Xubuntu Breaks Graphics

So, I've been using Xubuntu for some years, now, and I've been having a different experience with the lock/login screen every time there's a new version. When I type in my LUKS password, the screen ...
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xubuntu 18.04 login loop

When I enter my password in the log in screen the screen goes black for a second or two, then returns me to the login screen. No matter how many times I try, I haven't been able to login. I never had ...
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Apply theme on login screen

I've installed the popular arc-theme (with gnome-tweaks) and it looks awesome in the darker variant. However it does not load until I log in. I would like to have it applied to the login screen as ...
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Cannot change login screen background in 18.10

I changed both the desktop and login screen background photos. However,only desktop photo is changed. The one on the login screen is still the purple Ubuntu one. Is this a bug?
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Ubuntu 18.04 Login window loop

Is there any reason the login window would stop working and start looping? I'm running 18.04. I normally RDP into the ubuntu box, but that isn't working now. Using a keyboard and mouse, I see my ...
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How to fix: Ubuntu installer always loads first

I tried to install Ubuntu onto my hard drive using UNetBootIn to have the installer on my hdd (don't have a usb stick). But now whenever I load my computer, the installer always runs first with no way ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS x11vnc black login screen

I am trying to configure the x11vnc on my Lubuntu 18.04 machine in order to send it somewhere else and work remotely on it via TightVnc from a windows pc. I've been trying to achieve this many days, ...
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Ubuntu Budgie: Can't use FN keys on login screen

I can't use FN keys on the login screen in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04. This means I can't change the brightness or volume. How can I fix this? edit:I can use FN after login screen. my device is asus ...
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18.04 login fails after screen lock

After doing an update today, I can no longer login after a screen lock. I enter my password, the screen goes black and then returns to the login screen. The only way to login again is to reboot. ...
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LightDM login freezes after successful authentication

I can't seem to log in on Ubuntu 16.04.4 with lightdm, even though authentication is successful. I am able to use the console just fine, but I need to be able to use graphical browsers from time to ...
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Automatically suspend 18.04.1 at idle login screen

This PC is often left in a logged out state at the login screen. I have set power options to automatically suspend on idle, and these do work if a user is logged in. They do not work if the computer ...
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Login Loop after doing Changing Graphic drivers on 18.04

https://youtu.be/OG4deLa_vK8 (1:35) I have been watching the video to restore my laptop's original look. But, .Xauthority file not found... Please, can anyone tell me what to do?
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Help I can't login to Kubuntu 18.04.1

So I have been using Kubuntu 18.04.1 for a few weeks. I have a problem when I login Kubuntu is not finding the sddm themes and the login page it gives me will not let me login. I have go into Recovery ...
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Stuck at logout screen

Running Ubuntu Mate 18.04 LTS. Last evening was copying files to opt directory (don't ask!) and ran out of space. Logged out and wasn't able to log in again. Rebooted, still stuck at logout screen(...
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cloud-init smg in login screen

i am getting this SMG from cloud-init; with a clean installation of ubuntu 18.04.1 Capture how Can i Fix this?
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Correct password fails to login (login loop) in Ubuntu 16.04

I know this question asked so many times before but none of the solutions worked for me. My OS is Ubuntu 16.04.5 (alongside Win10) when I type the correct pw it enters the login loop. journalctl ...
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Ubuntu18.04.1 LTS gets stuck in a login loop

My Ubuntu is stuck in a login loop when trying to enter my desktop. When I login, the screen gets black and soon after that the login screen comes back. I saw this solution: solution But when I ...
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Ubuntu treadmill locked [duplicate]

I have an old Ubuntu treadmill. On every tty screen it asks for login and password. I don’t know either and can’t start grub loader. How can I bypass the login process?
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Ubuntu login screen issue

my pc works smoothly but it freezes during login screen. login screen login screen
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Password not accepting when typing fast Ubuntu 18.04

So I'm getting this very awkward error, that when I type the password in my normal flow of typing it does not accept it while typing the same thing slowly accepts. I have tried changing keyboards. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 18,04 crashes after logging in

Not only me, but there are many users on my PC, so switching users is quite common operation. I have a bug since the installation of 18.04? that after entering the password ubuntu completely crashes(...
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Lightdm: Logs out immediately after logging in; after running lightdm while logged in

Before the problem started, I had run sudo lightdm, which caused the system to hang. I hard rebooted, and then the problem began. The system is Xubuntu 16.04.5. Currently, I can log in via tty. I ...
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How to turn off the lock screen completely on ubuntu 18.04

[A lot of people have had issues with this but none of the threads have been answered. No one I could find has yet just asked to have the thing removed entirely. I also shouldn't be calling it a "lock ...
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My Login Screen is different Help! [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 this day. Everything is fine until my screen froze and did not come back. So I restarted my computer and when it booted, my Login screen was different. Sadly I couldn't ...
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Login Screen — Do not hit enter key

Is there a method that will login me in withouit having to hit the "enter" key? In Winows 10, one simple enters the correct PW and is immediately taken to the desktop...no need to hit "enter."
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Ubuntu Bionic - No Keyboard-Layout-Selector at Login-Screen

I have two computers running Ubuntu Bionic. On one of them there is no language- /keyboard-layout-selector at the login screen. What can I do to get it? Is there any configuration file for the login-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Change the Login Screen to use an image such as a png file

I have tried all suggestions for changing the user LOGIN screen background to use an image file. So far no joy! Obviously, I am missing something some where. Can anyone give me the steps to change the ...
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I can login using su in other accounts, but not using login screen

When I try to login to my administrative account using Ubuntu's login screen, I cannot. However, I can access other accounts and log in to them. Additionally, I can login to my account using su ...
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Trouble with automatic login

I am trying to setup Automatic Login in Ubuntu 14.04. Under All Setting-> User Accounts, I have enabled Automatic Login under login options. Now when I reboot the system, I am presented with the login ...
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Unable to Login even after trying correct password

I thought of creating another standard user account but just after I clicked add user it took me to my login screen. After entering my root password it says that it's incorrect. Even in tty4 it does ...
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Backlight issue ASUS T300 Chi after booting

Introduction I am having trouble with my screen backlight after booting, so when I first enter the login screen. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 bionic. It is a fresh install, fully updated. Probably you ...
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No login screen after ubuntu 18.04.1 update

After the upgrade from 18.04 to 18.04.1, when booting instead of going from grub menu to the purple login page, it goes directly to tty1. If it helps the current kernel is 4.15.0-33 and I've already ...
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Ubuntu 1604 Mate, takes 4 Minutes to load, short splash screen and weird Login screen

I'm running Ubuntu 1604LTS on a Dell Vostro 1710 and Ubuntu takes forever to load. In addition to this, the plymouth splash screen is always upended, which means I get the kernel messages instead. ...
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There's multiple lockscreens/loginmanagers running at same time

I installed Ubuntu Mate, then decided to apt get install budgie-desktop. Now I have both the GNOME/Budgie and Mate lockscreens. So when I login I have to type my password twice on both screens one ...
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Problems after upgrade 16.04 to 18.04

upgrade from 16.04.5LTS to 18.04.1 Mate prevents me from login. It says wrong username or password. have done several re-installs with same result. Did the same on another pc and it comes to a purple ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop doesn't appear after login

Using Ubuntu 16.04 on an old (2010) Macbook. Following some auto-applied updates, I can only sign on to my user account, but just the background screen appears with the pointer. The pointer can be ...
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Disable zoom on GDM, Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Ubuntu seems to detect that my laptop has a high resolution screen and, by default, sets everything to a 200% zoom. I prefer to set this back to no zoom, but with larger font sizes. This was no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 change Login Screen theme (not wallpaper)

I can't seem to find any way to change the default orange on black theme on Ubuntu 18.04. I am using Adapta theme on my desktop, but it does not get applied to the login screen. Please notice that I ...
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How to change purple background color from login menu? [duplicate]

How to change login menu background color?
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How to completely restore lightdm to default settings?

So I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME. I installed LightDM, but trying to change the login wallpaper I installed lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings. Before of that looked like this and after like this. I ...
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Login screen image not showing on Ubuntu 18.04

After installing ubuntu 18.04 I have now a noisy background when being on the login screen, there is not a nice image anymore and the login experience feels a little screwed up (tap on touchpad doesn'...
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Who do I ask about graphics drivers?

I finally tracked down an issue that has been plaguing my system since os 17.2 or there abouts. I couldn't figure out what was going on for 6 months and kept reinstalling the system and going through ...
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Can't find lock computer option in ubuntu 18

When I click ctrl+alt+del I wan to lock my computer (not log off). I can not find the lock option, only log out and it says [user] will be logged out automatically in 60 seconds How to enable ...
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How can I make my PC monitor the login monitor in 18.04?

I have a TV attached to the HDMI port and my monitor attached to the DVI port. When I booted up in 16.04 moving the mouse to one side of the screen or the other would make the login prompt move from ...
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Login Screen Changed and Login not working

Actually, in the initial case, my ctrl and shift button were not working properly, so I followed the answers posted in this link: Shift keys not working properly, I run the following commands: sudo ...