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by entheodora
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cursor freeze on Mint 19
Replies: 32
Views: 4330

Re: Cursor freeze on Mint 19

I have the same problem with the touchpad randomly stopping to work, although I'm still on Linux Mint 18.3 on my Asus N550JV laptop. I found I can restore touchpad movement by either disabling and reenabling the touchpad with the Fn+F9 hardware keyboard combination, or by switching to another virtu...
by entheodora
Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint

Anyhow, I don't know how this happened. I shut it down like usual, and in the morning was this problem. (solved now thanks to you) Is there anything I should do to prevent this happening again? Any critical update or else? Thank you. Just do not use sudo in graphical programs like sudo xed , becaus...
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint

Anyhow, I don't know how this happened. I shut it down like usual, and in the morning was this problem. (solved now thanks to you)
Is there anything I should do to prevent this happening again? Any critical update or else? Thank you.
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

775 -rwxrwxr-x root root .Xauthority Outs ... you are logged in as root . Correct permission and make a new user sudo chmod 600 .Xauthority sudo adduser newuser sudo adduser newuser sudo sudo adduser newuser adm I understand. After seeing that is root and not my username, I remade the steps provide...
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

I get it.
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

administrollaattori wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:30 am
entheodora wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:27 am

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xauth: /home/username/ .Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored

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sudo chmod 775 /home/username/ .Xauthority
PS. .Xauthority should be 600

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stat -c '%a %A %U %G %n' .Xauthority

775 -rwxrwxr-x root root .Xauthority
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

administrollaattori wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:21 am
entheodora wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:41 am
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Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 keyxauth: (argv):1: unable to open display ":0".

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xauth list
xauth: /home/username/ .Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored
by entheodora
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

administrollaattori wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:55 pm
entheodora wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:56 pm

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sudo xauth generate :0 . trusted
http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/cos ... uth.1.html
Response:
Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 keyxauth: (argv):1: unable to open display ":0".
by entheodora
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

After all commands, it gives me xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/username/ .Xauthority After that had a restart (by itself) and final row says: xinit: server error xauth: /home/username/ .Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored I think I'm gonna instal Ubuntu and start from sc...
by entheodora
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

So.
I ONLY can open my computer in root.
If I want to login with my user it falls back into the same login page.
Anyone can help please? I mean to provide some clear step-by-step procedure?

PS Apparently mdm is not installed.

Thanks
by entheodora
Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

OK. So I blindly entered some commands after logging in on ctr alt f1, first was sudo apt-get install mdm Followed by a bunch of error messages After that I entered sudo service lightdm stop And sudo startx It opened my computer in Root mode, yesss! I was able to make a backup of my files, and now w...
by entheodora
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

Re: Cannot login in Linux Mint

You did search, right? So you found this: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=261704 Does this not apply to your situation? I read that post, but I don't know how to use the terminal. Most of what is written in that post solution is like a foreign language to me. (A language I don't know)....
by entheodora
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint
Replies: 20
Views: 886

[SOLVED] Cannot login in Linux Mint

Hi,
Since this morning I have only the possibility to log in as guest. Tried to change some settings in System Settings, but does not allow me to open any buttons in Administration area. Please help, I don't know how to use the Terminal.
Thank you

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