urgent+ubuntu 8.04 desktop+post installation trouble

CJ Kelley debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 23:06:16 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 5:09 AM, Donny George <donny008 at gmail.com> wrote:

> hello
> i have just finished installing the ubuntu 8.04 desktop and all the
> installation steps went perfectly fine. but now once i restart and try to
> log in with the user id and password the screen kind of blinks for a while
> and returns back to the log in screen again. and it happens the same way
> even after repeated attempts. could some one kindly guide and help me with
> this so that i can get into the desktop please.
> thanks in advance
> donny
> one quick question...can you log into a terminal session?

If you cant, you may have to reboot into the root console and use passwd


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