[plug] unable to login via gui after update of ubuntu 14

BillK billk at iinet.net.au
Thu Oct 15 01:16:17 UTC 2015

Do you have a .xerrors? Checked the logs? 


On 15 October 2015 8:43:11 am AWST, David Buddrige <d.buddrige at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi all,
>I run my laptop on ubuntu 14. Last night there were some automatic
>software updates from ubuntu, so I installed them, however, now I am
>unable to login via the gui. I can get to a console login using
>ctrl+alt+f1 and then login with my normal username and password, but
>whenI attempt to login via the gui, the X seems to crash and then
>bounce me back to the login screen. 
>Has anyone else seen this problem? I've been googling for an answer-
>there was a suggestion that it might be related to permissions on my
>.Xauthority file, but my user already has ownership permissions on that
>file. Any thoughts on what might have gone wrong? 
>thanks heaps all,
>David Buddrige
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Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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