*** 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
Status in lightdm package in Ubuntu:
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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