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Have been using Elementary (latest) for a week and running well. Default admin user as me. After installing some new software, next time I went to start, I get the login screen which does not accept my pwd, but recycles back to login screen. However, if I go to bash, and sudo my username and password work perfectly. If I go to recovery mode that has not helped but I dont know how to reset the Xorg file as trying X -config does not work.

To summarise, there is a login screen whereas before I was logged in automatically, and the login screen will not accept me, but accepts guest login only.

marked as duplicate by quassy, Gilles, Daniel Foré, John Guerreiro, Sanjay Karki Aug 27 '15 at 5:17

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