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    Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    Since yesterday night can't enter in my desktop o/s ubuntu 16.04 thogh I entered correct password. However, I can enter into Terminal by Alt+Ctrl+F2 wherein if I enter my password, it allow me to write/post.
    Last edited by AnupamMitra; March 11th, 2017 at 06:39 AM. Reason: Updating information.

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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    Do you have nvidia card in your computer?
    Last edited by Artificial Intelligence; March 11th, 2017 at 04:19 PM.
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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    No, what I found is as under.
    VGA compatible controller : Intel Corporation Device 1902 (rev 06).

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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    Try reset the password, you can see how here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LostPassword
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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    @Artificial Intelligence - I humbly suggest that it is not a problem of password. When I enter the password to log in, it shows that "failed to start session". Moreover, when intentionally I input wrong password, it shows "invalid password,...........". Kindly think again and give your valuable advice.

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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    okay.

    Try with:
    Code:
    sudo apt install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
    sudo apt install --reinstall ubuntu-session
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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    @Artificial Intelligence - Many many thanks Dear. This time I could enter to my system with your advice. I got back everything. Hats off. Regards.

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    Re: Login Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

    @OP

    Please describe your actions just prior to the problems. Did you do a no-no like:
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    sudo gedit
    …or:
    Code:
    sudo nautilus
    If so, you may have corrupted your /home directory or .Xauthority.

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