Login loop (resolved)

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GELvdH
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Login loop (resolved)

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I have a similar problem. I was looking through my filesystem when I must have hit some key inadvertently (Fat fingers when you get old) and it asked whether I wanted to delete my junk files, I said yes and didn't think anything of it but when I tried to boot up later it would come to the logon screen and I could enter my password, it would cycle through the blank screen and return to the logon screen no matter what I tried. I don't want to reinstall Mint but if that is my only solution so be it. Help.
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Re: Linux mint wont boot

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Your problem is called a login loop. Can be caused by several things.

Try the troubleshooting protocol outlined by karlchen in this post and report back.

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Re: Login loop

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I ended up reinstalling the distro, it was easier. Thanks.

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