Xenial login failure

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Tue Jul 12 14:51:35 UTC 2016


>> It would be worth looking at ~/.xsession-errors, that might give a
>> clue.  

Are you sure that ~/.xsession-errors provide logs, if the log in fails?

I would take a look at the display manager's log files.
For e.g. lightdm they are in the directory  /var/log/lightdm/ .
Maybe  grep EE /var/log/Xorg.*  shows something useful, but I suspect
most interesting are the display manager's and its greeter's log files.

Regards,
Ralf




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