Login failure after restart. Every time.

Mike Kupfer m.kupfer at acm.org
Sat Mar 24 18:47:31 UTC 2012

Colin Law wrote:

> Right so it is probably not the authentication that is failing, but
> you are being logged straight back out due to an X error or something.
>  Anything in .xsession_errors?

Yeah, I'd look in ~/.xsession_errors and /var/log/Xorg.0.log[.old].

Kevin, you may need to login from a failsafe session or an alternate tty
(e.g., ctrl-alt-F2) to look at .xsession_errors.  At least on my 11.10
desktop, the .xsession_errors from the previous session is not saved.


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