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Old 07-22-2014, 01:33 PM   #1
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Changed password and now can't log-in

I installed Linux Mint 17 with dual booting Win XP Pro and setup with no problems. I rebooted many times with no problems. I then changed my password and the next time I booted I got the error msg "COULD NOT UPDATE ICEAUTHORITY FILE" when I got to the log-in screen.

Now I cannot get past the "PASSWORD" screen to log in.
Old 07-22-2014, 06:00 PM   #2
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Maybe a permission problem? Could you log in as root?
Old 07-23-2014, 06:15 PM   #3
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SBMalis, welcome.

you really have to learn to search before you ask questions.

enetering your error "COULD NOT UPDATE ICEAUTHORITY FILE" into the search engine of my choice, i see tons of relevant-looking results.
maybe the solution is already out there.
if not, post again with more information (read the 1st link in my signature).


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