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Old 01-02-2012, 02:59 AM   #1
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Smile ubuntu 11.10, problem login on lenovo ideapad netbook

i've installed ubuntu 11.10 on my lenovo ideapad netbook with intel atom as processor, there was no problem while installing the system. but after finished, i tried to login page, it was true username and password, when it was redirected into desktop page, desktop automatically redirected to login page again,
can anyone give me suggestion?
thank you ...
Old 01-02-2012, 03:14 AM   #2
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Was there any error messages, or just the cycle back to the log in screen ? That can be root ownership of your home folder, so then it denies permission. So you edit your kernel boot options at the grub boot menu to allow boot to only the run level 3 text console mode, then check or change your home folder and files ownership to your user. Or select your Ubuntu Recovery Mode at the grub boot menu screen, then go to a terminal as root to that change. Also this forum thread did solve this issue;

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Old 01-03-2012, 12:42 AM   #3
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Wink solved

thank you so much,, it is solved..

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