View Full Version : [all variants] Upgraded from server 6 to 8 -- now login at xubuntu prompt does not work!

August 18th, 2008, 05:59 PM
Please help a newcomer to Ubuntu server! I have an ubuntu virtual machine I use as a Subversion host. Ubuntu server 6 was working fine but I just upgraded to server 8 (via update notification).

Unfortunately, somehow the installation overwrote a permissions file (maybe?) as I can no longer login to administer my subversion repositories. I had an xubuntu ui installed to make it easier for myself, in case that makes a difference.

Subversion is still running - I know this because I can commit changes from my workstation to the repository. But no I can't login to do any of my maintenance tasks.

Is there a way to get the password reset to null or a default?

Big oops! I should have left well enough alone.

Any suggestions as to how to save myself?

Thanks for any advice -