Xenial login failure

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Tue Jul 12 16:01:31 UTC 2016


On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:56:52 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:58:36 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
>>Am Dienstag, den 12.07.2016, 16:51 +0200 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:  
>>> Are you sure that ~/.xsession-errors provide logs, if the log in
>>> fails?   
>>if there is an issue with the session you will find the errors in
>>there ...   
>
>Sure, quite possible, assumed Liam already entered the password.
>However, Liam also mentioned "or swipe my finger over the scanner" [1].
>                              ^^

PS: Maybe swiping is done after the password already is written. I don't
know how the display manager's greeter works.

>This could mean, that no password was given at all, if so, I hope there
>is no write access to any $HOME ;).
>
>Regards,
>Ralf
>
>[1]
>On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:28:22 +0200, Liam Proven wrote:
>>I enter the password, or swipe my finger over the scanner, and a
>>spinner appears next to my login name... and just stays there,
>>spinning, indefinitely  





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