Clean install -> start setup -> cannot login any longer ???

Nathan Bahn nathan.bahn at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 03:00:57 UTC 2010


On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Thomas Blasejewicz <thomas at s7.dion.ne.jp>wrote:

> What the h*** is this?????
>
> Thomas Blasejewicz さんは書きました:
> > Situation:
> > Did (again) a clean install of 10.04 using the entire disk for it.
> > Ran update: 102 MB -> reboot
> > Installed Ubuntu Tweak
> >
> made some minor adustments (while waiting very long for the update to
> finish), like add a keyboard layout,
> add, remove 1-2 applets.
> None of the other fancy stuff like "disable KMS" etc.
>
> After update was completed, I tried to install Thunderbird via the
> Ubuntu Software Center ...
>
> and ... BANG.
> There is it again, that nasty screen asking me for my password, but not
> accepting it.
> > Now I get a screen looking completely different from what I just have set
> up
> > AND I am asked for my name and password.
> > BUT my password is NOT accepted.
> > Neither under my name nor under "other"
> > So, I cannot even get into the system any more.
> >
> > What is this all about?????
> > Is there a way around it??
> > Or do I have to do the whole (please choose your own profanity here)
> > thing again???
> >
> >
> The welcome message displayed during the installation says:
> "Ubuntu is designed to be easy."
> Well, THAT is definitely not my experience!
>
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T.B.--
I don't use Thunderbird; I use Gmail.
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