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Is there an actual army in 1984? share|improve this answer edited Jun 20 '12 at 21:16 fossfreedom♦ 128k30299334 answered Jun 15 '12 at 23:42 mathematiker 1932210 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I just had this Entering a wrong password for my user account yields the standard error message - my user account and credential verification seem to be OK. Tom K. this contact form

Might I ask what had happened to warrant the said error? –mojo706 Feb 17 '14 at 8:52 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote Check if the user has the The links above didn't help. Vikram Rathour (rathour4vikram) said on 2013-01-06: #9 i have similar problem , i used sudo chown -R $USER:$GROUP $HOME which works fine Yuriy Nudelman (yuranu) said on 2013-02-18: #10 I had Then login with username and password. http://askubuntu.com/questions/454576/cant-login-to-ubuntu-14-04-after-upgrade

How does Gandalf end up on the roof of Isengard? share|improve this answer edited Jun 21 '13 at 6:59 Rrjrjtlokrthjji 1,87421029 answered Mar 9 '13 at 12:36 Dig 8115 I'm facing the same problem today in 14.04.02 but unfortunately Lab colleague uses cracked software. All packages are up-to-date.

Join Date Jan 2009 Location Italy Beans 61 DistroKubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Re: Can't login after update More interesting information that I just found out! Today I upgraded from 14.04. What is the common, normally open, normally closed? I have had one irritation that it sometimes starts with the English (US) keyboard layout instead of the English (UK) that it indicates is selected, this doesn't happen every time and

MathSciNet review alert? Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 27 Thread: Can't login after update Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear If this the reason (because of broken upgrade or something like this) then, while you are on the login screen, you can press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and you will have a terminal, type http://askubuntu.com/questions/129246/after-12-04-upgrade-cant-log-in-although-password-is-correct So in my case I had to install byobu to fix the problem: sudo apt-get install byobu Hit Ctrl+Alt+F7 to go back to the login screen, and login worked fine now.

Type sudo reboot and hit enter. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled UbuntuCommunityAsk!DeveloperDesignDiscourseHardwareInsightsJujuShopMore ›AppsHelpForumLaunchpadMAASCanonical current community chat Ask Ubuntu Ask Ubuntu Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. sudo reboot, and i couldn't get the gui, the same error occured CTRL-ALT-F2 and corrected the xorg.conf file sudo startx, and then this login problem started, I could login to guest Is it possible to sheathe a katana as a free action?

After almost giving up I looked at the .xsession-errors and noticed I had a typo in my .profile (I had an extra } in the file after I edited it earlier http://askubuntu.com/questions/759995/after-upgrade-from-14-04-to-16-04-login-screen-runs-in-a-loop-while-console-logi asked 2 years ago viewed 108699 times active 6 months ago Linked 3 Admin password authenticates to log in, but not to install apps or change user accounts 1 Ubuntu 14.04 share|improve this answer answered Dec 28 '12 at 12:01 yassinphilip 428316 add a comment| protected by Community♦ Jun 26 '12 at 16:32 Thank you for your interest in this question. When I got into the login loop I decided to somehow get it working with restarting lightdm.

Then open up your terminal (ctrl + alt + f1 if stuck at log in screen) and type "sudo mokutil --disable-validation" then enter your passwords three times. http://rinfix.com/ubuntu-cannot/ubuntu-cannot-resolve.html I figured out that it had to do with my gnome-shell I was using. If not use the option clear to get them. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Broadcom Drivers and Nvidia Drivers I removed nvidia packages sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* and then I removed the broadcom packages sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source and rebooted. This is better but there has to be a solution which does not require this. –eshwar Jul 18 '14 at 10:17 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote If the Download the nvidia drivers sudo service lightdm stop sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-xxx.xx.run sudo reboot And it should be fine –Mar Cnu Apr 8 at 8:32 I had the same issue. http://rinfix.com/ubuntu-cannot/ubuntu-cannot-login-as-administrator.html Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled UbuntuCommunityAsk!DeveloperDesignDiscourseHardwareInsightsJujuShopMore ›AppsHelpForumLaunchpadMAASCanonical current community chat Ask Ubuntu Ask Ubuntu Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list.

I tried to create another account but couldn't log to that account either. But hopefully this at least gets you to the desktop! It will take ages to find the faulty configuration file.

Things i restored were folders : home, etc,usr,var. –NobleCreed Jul 7 '15 at 14:03 | show 2 more comments 34 Answers 34 active oldest votes 1 2 next up vote 215

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Long story short: Look at dmesg and actually try to write to the filesystem that seems to be writable. Not the answer you're looking for? It says the same about grub, which I've also tried to reinstall –Scout Fox May 1 '12 at 11:28 my bad, try sudo apt-get install --reinstall nautilus –hakermania May How is the correct air speed for fuel combustion obtained at the inlet of the combustor?

From there you should be given a shell (a program that allows you to enter commands, sort of like windows' cmd.exe). Is mutating static local variables twice in the same expression undefined behavior? share|improve this answer answered May 28 '12 at 1:45 Aquarius Power 1,1351330 I have to say that I did: sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm, what indeed let me login with my his comment is here It seems "it's always something." Why not warn me, say, something like "If you do this, this will happen." (or similar) ------sudo ≠ chown!------ Thanks !

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