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Old 09-02-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
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Can't Login


i know my password and username but when i type them in to login its make a weird noise and login options comes out again.
 
Old 09-02-2011, 01:15 PM   #2
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Can you (please) give us a little more to work with

What distro, what login (local/remote), upper/lower case, what weird noise (sound of an espresso maker, now that would be weird...) what login options?

Keeping this thread on the scope...

Oh, and yes: welcome to the forum!

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Old 09-02-2011, 01:16 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ
Login and pass are case sensitive.
Are you sure the keyboard layout is correct?
Are you logging in as user or as root?
Is this the GUI login?
Is this on your own system?

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Old 09-02-2011, 04:05 PM   #4
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Check that you are not out of disk space.
Use a live CD if necessary.
 
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Old 09-03-2011, 01:30 AM   #5
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@ curtdodds:

Hey, did'nt think of that one. If that's the case, the system will not be able to make sockets and "bamm" no login...

You're right...
 
Old 09-03-2011, 12:00 PM   #6
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Press Control-Alt-F2 and you'll be given a log-in in a console, with no GUI. Does that work? If it does (or even if it doesn't) it will give us more idea of where the problem might be.

Also, is this a problem that has developed suddenly, or have you just installed a distro and found you can't log into it?
 
Old 09-03-2011, 02:40 PM   #7
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If you are trying to login from a GUI (your post does not tell so), then it this can happen if the /home/username directory is not found.
Normally it will give you an error though.
 
  


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