[xubuntu-users] LogIn failure

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Mon Jan 4 14:44:09 UTC 2010

On Sun, 3 Jan 2010 22:44:07 -0800
John Alfred Nathanael Chee <cheecheeo at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 14:41, Charlie Kravetz
> <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 3 Jan 2010 16:36:00 -0500
> > "T H Stearns" <thomasstearns at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Sirs:
> >>
> >> I changed  the resolution from 1024/1027 to something like 800/600 and got a
> >> blank white screen---no icins, no tool bars no cursor. I re-booted and now
> >> cannot log in--continuous loop of inserting password, clicking,
> >> blinking/fluttering and again the password request.  I can get into Terminal
> >> from before the log-in---what do I do?
> >
> > Please do not just change an existing subject for a new issue. Please
> > click on "new" or "compose" in the email program and begin a completely
> > new message for each issue. This message thread is already in use as
> > "subject: 7z files in Thunar". Changing the subject to anything else
> > will make future research of either subject very difficult.
> >
> > Also, since many users use a proper threaded mail program, if you
> > change the subject instead of starting a new message, you will not be
> > able to get help.
> >
> > Thanks.
> Charlie,
> I do not think a new subject needs to be started concerning this
> issue. I'm not sure if this on my end or yours but I'm seeing 3
> separate threads (Subjects: Display problem, Log In Failure, and LogIn
> failure) started concerning this problem. I'm using the
> unsophisticated web based gmail, but for all other mailing lists I'm
> subscribed to it handles threaded conversations fine.
> T H,
> Please, stop creating new subjects. I think the list has been informed
> of your problem under the 3 separate threads (except perhaps Charlie).

So you don't get a thread here with three different subjects? Perhaps
gmail is still not threading properly then. This has been an issue with
it from the beginning.

> I've never heard of such a problem (except maybe your monitor can't
> handle the lower resolution).
> Try this though: when you get to the log in screen, Select your user,
> then on the bottom, there should be a 'Session' field, click the
> drop-down menu and select 'xterm', then type in your password, and
> login, you should be presented with a terminal.
> Once, there enter the following commands into the terminal:
> $ mv .config/xfce4 DOTconfig_xfce4
> $ mv .cache/xfce4 DOTcache_xfce4
> $ exit
> That should log you out, then log back in, remembering to change the
> Session field to 'Xfce4 Session' after you select your user but before
> you enter your password.
> Those two commands should give you a stock xfce4 session back.

Charlie Kravetz 
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