Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Can't log in after upgrade to 9.10

There is a bug in Ubuntu 9.10. Description is just like this stated in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1305693

"I get as far as the gdm login screen, enter my info, get a brief flash, and am promptly returned to the login screen again. No error message; nothing."

First you have to edit .bashrc in your home directory and comment out this line
# export XAUTHORITY=$HOME/.Xauthorit

than delete monitors.xml file under $HOME/.config

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