Xenial login failure
lproven at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 16:24:21 UTC 2016
On 12 July 2016 at 18:01, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> PS: Maybe swiping is done after the password already is written. I don't
> know how the display manager's greeter works.
I had the fprint-GUI installed.
I managed to log in, but found I was unable to enter my password again
in order to sudo.
After several tries, and putting the machine to sleep for 30min to
cool off -- it was about 30⁰ C in South Moravia today -- I managed to
``sudo -s'' on the console, and I've removed the fingerprint login
The machine now seems to be functioning normally again.
Fingerprint login is a bit of fun, but not essential, and if it causes
problems, I'm happy to live without it.
Thank you all for the pointers which guided my troubleshooting.
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