[ubuntu-uk] 12.04 has locked me out of my account

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Fri May 4 09:20:45 UTC 2012

I was working on exactly that theory. I just screwed up!

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Matthew Daubney <matt at daubers.co.uk> wrote:

> On 4 May 2012 09:42, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm sorry to say that we're not going to get an answer to this one. I
> made a
> > bit of a mistake. I found that I've now got 2 seperate issues, first
> that my
> > grafted home folder naturally has permissions issues preventing logon and
> > second the original profile does indeed contain a corrupted file.
> >
> > However at some point I copied the entire folder forgetting to reveal
> hidden
> > files so I now only have half a profile and I've lost all my bookmarks,
> > email settings etc. Thank god for Ubuntu One! But it does mean the rogue
> > file has been lost.
> Hi Gareth,
> I've found that to debug these issues if you just move the .something
> folders one at a time to .something-backup and then find which one is
> causing the login problem. It's normally something in .gnome or
> .gnome2.
> Hope that helps if you still have the original profile.
> -Matt Daubney
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