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Old 02-20-2011, 03:54 PM   #1
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Desktop and .nautilus folder can't be created on startup

Hi all, I hope I am not asking questions on my laptop I have ubuntu 10.10 . I changed some settings to see what will happen ( specifically to login with having to type my password) and now I can log in without a password. The problem is that I think that my password is still required, but now I can't use my laptop. Here is what happens:
I log in (it doesn't ask for a password), then I get the error that it can't update ICEauthority, then I get the error "There is a problem with the configuration server.(/usr/lib/libconf2-4/gconf-sanity-check-2 exited with status 256)

I also get the error that Nautilus can't create my Desktop folder and .nautilus folder.

The problem is that I do not have another account, as in no root account. Each time I had to do administrative tasks ,like install software, etc, i used the cli with sudo and the command. If I wanted to do a few commands, I usually entered sudo -i

I unfortunately do not know the shortcut key for logging in from the cli.

Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
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Thank you,going to backup first before doing anything, have to go to work => but will reply if my problem is solved


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