I after a system update when i restarted my computer cant login in my main account. After i type the password screen goes black and throw me again at login screen. I can login with as guest.

I loged in with cairo-dock but many things are missing and i noticed that there is only the Greek language installed. I cant change to english or add it.

Anyone knows what is going on ?

  • please try my answer and let me know ,the result =) – Ravan Oct 21 '15 at 7:17

The problem was the pantheon-desktop.

i reinstalled it and now everything works fine.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install elementary-desktop
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  • If it is problem with desktop , how you login as guest ? :\ – Ravan Oct 21 '15 at 7:46
  • Good point -.- but it worked! – IseNgaRt Oct 21 '15 at 8:13

This is one possible way to solve the problem .

1.Open tty by Ctrl+AltT

2 . Login

3 . cd ~

4 . sudo mv .Xauthority .XauthorityBak

5 . sudo service lightdm restart

6 . sudo reboot

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  • I used ctrl + alt + f1 . i logged in . if i cd ~ there isnt any .Xauthority file. .Xauthority is inside /home/sin . i renamed it to .XauthorityBak but isnt working – IseNgaRt Oct 21 '15 at 7:29
  • Please don't change any file names...cd ~ means cd /home/user_name – Ravan Oct 21 '15 at 7:33
  • use ls -a to see the file names and run sudo mv .Xauthority .XauthorityBak then sudo reboot – Ravan Oct 21 '15 at 7:34
  • mv command renames. i allready done what you told me but nothing happened. – IseNgaRt Oct 21 '15 at 7:38
  • please see edited answer and let me know the result ,=) – Ravan Oct 21 '15 at 7:39

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