[ubuntu-uk] Home folder keeps disappearing

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Fri May 31 19:59:28 UTC 2013

Nothing is encrypted. I should point out that /home is a separate 
partition to root, but on the same hard drive. Most of my data is on 
other hard drives.


On 31/05/13 17:42, Alan Jenkins wrote:
> Hey David,
> Do you have encrypted home folders enabled? If so it could just be
> failing to mount your home using encfs for some reason.
> On 31 May 2013, at 17:19, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
>> Sometimes my home folder is missing. When I boot up and get to the login screen, I enter my password to login and it does not load the desktop, but goes straight back to the login screen. And just now my home folder literally just disappeared. I can see other user folders in  /home but not for my current user, although I am still logged in.
>> I am using Ubuntu Studio 12.04 XFCE and it is up to date, the last updates were applied this morning, although the problem has persisted for a while now. Although today is the first time I have lost my home partition while logged in.
>> This is a real nuisance. I can see home folders in the same partition for other users (from other distros I have installed on the same PC) but not my own.
>> Any ideas why it keeps getting hidden and how to prevent it getting hidden?
>> David K
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