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Old 11-22-2013, 11:11 AM   #1
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I cant log in


I am running Kubuntu 13.10. When I try to log in, the monitor goes blank for a couple of seconds like it is processing my command, then returns to the log in page. When I deliberately enter a wrong password, it is stating that is a wrong password. Kindly help!
 
Old 11-22-2013, 11:36 AM   #2
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is that a fresh installation or an upgrade?
 
Old 11-22-2013, 11:47 AM   #3
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I cant log in

fresh installation which had been working for 3 days
 
Old 11-22-2013, 11:48 AM   #4
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Ctrl+alt+f1 and try to log in via terminal.
 
Old 11-22-2013, 05:24 PM   #5
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I have tried it. Still unsuccessful! tells me log in incorrect. I know my password is correct!
 
Old 11-22-2013, 08:06 PM   #6
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Is there a way to change that password? Are you logging in as you (not another user)? If you continue to have problems, I would ask you to do (1) a new install, or (2) try to create a different account so you can change the password of the original, however I do not think the second one is possible because I can only guess you do not know the root privileges. Normally this is way Ubuntu (and more than likely Kubuntu) is set up (which you can read more about this here).

I don't exactly know much about Ubuntu (or Kubuntu), but I think to the sounds of it you can only do a fresh install, or find a work around. You have not had the install that long, so there is nothing wrong on doing a fresh (fresh) install. If I am correct, you don't have root access, so I can't ask you to change the password.

Hope this helps, but if it doesn't, leave another reply!
 
Old 11-23-2013, 07:01 AM   #7
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You have .Xauthority in your home, delete it

Code:
rm .Xauthority
And retry to log in.

Last edited by tigerton; 11-23-2013 at 07:04 AM.
 
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Is the "Cap-lock" on ?
or if you are using the number pad is "num-lock" off
 
  


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