View Full Version : [ubuntu] Cannot login using classic but can in 2d

November 20th, 2012, 05:40 PM
Firstly an apology if anyone has seen this problem posted in a Linux forum but I hope to get a reply in this Ubuntu specific forum.

Dual boot system XP and 12.04.
I was using what I believe to be the classic layout which doesn't have the various icons on the left border of the screen.
Login accepts password but screen flicks and returns to login.Incorrect password generates red warning as expected.
Login as guest works and software manager accepts password.
I set up another administrator account but was not asked for a password for it.
By chance I tried login under 2D using original admin name and password which worked.
How do I get back to Classic under original administrator name?

Also note that shutdown/restart functions have stopped working in case this is related.