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david3 06-19-2018 04:35 AM

Zorin booting to guest screen not my account
 
Hi
I have been using Zorin 9 for a few years with no problems, it duel boots normally with windows XP but I donít use that much and it goes strait into Zorin
Today I switched it on and it booted to a Zorin guest screen I tried switching accounts but no other account showing then rebooted but the same again It is my main account with all my data and emails please can any one help as I am no expert with Linux having to google most things


Thanks David

AwesomeMachine 06-19-2018 07:50 AM

Hit CTRL+ALT+F2 and log in. Then, hit 'w', and see who is logged in and on what. If your user is logged in on the gui, stop the gui service, probably gdm3.
Code:

$ service gdm3 stop
Then type 'startx &'.

david3 08-09-2018 05:35 AM

Sorry I havenít replied but have not been well , fault was fixed on next update automatically

Thanks for your help


David


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