Cant login to Mint 14

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Cant login to Mint 14

Postby jevvels » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:26 am


I managed to install linux mint 14 on my hardrive (win7 dualboot) but cant login: Every time i enter username and passwort, the screen turns black for a few seconds, then returns to the username prompt.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Cant login to Mint 14

Postby twodogs » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:13 pm

check caps lock. One time I installed and didn't realize caps lock was on and my password was actually in caps. Took me a while to figure it out and when I turned caps lock on and entered password, I was in. Also you want to enter user name, not full name.

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