*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1268283 ***

Do you still have that old home directory lying around?  I suspect your
.Xauthority file was owned by root.  That would make this ticket a dupe
of bug 1268283.

** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1268283
   Lightdm doesn't give any error message when .XAutority is owned by root

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  after typing password on login screen, login screen returns

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Bug description:
  I am running a dual boot system.
  Installed trusty (amd64) from usb stick - without formatting the install 
  Upon restart the login screen appears all right. But after typing the 
password, the screen turns black for a split second - and the login screen 
appears again - without any comments.
  If I type a wrong password, I get the incorrect password message on the login 
  If I choose the guest login, unity appears and is perfectly operational.
  What can I do?
  Thanks so much!

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