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Questions tagged [greeter]

Greeter is the operating system's lock/login screen. It is handled by the LightDM display manager and known as "Pantheon Greeter" in elementary OS, though other greeters are available.

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Is there any way to have a standard account not need a password in the login screen?

I want to have the login screen with a standard account not needing to input a password to login, but having a password input for the administrator account. But there seems to be no way to do this in ...
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onscreen keyboard on login

Please tell me there is a way to enable onscreen keyboard during login? It used to be in Freya but Loki has many basic things either hidden or just impossible to do anymore? Please how can I enable ...
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Juno Beta: Screen doesn't turn of in Login Screen or Lock Screen

Created a bug report for this already, but hoping that someone can advise me if it's just a setting that I need to change in the lock screen. If the lock screen or greeter is active, it prevents my ...
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Black screen when try to lock screen

I don't know why I get a black screen when I try to lock the screen (super + L), after a while it shows normal, the wallpaper and the option to unlock with my password, but I wonder why I get this ...
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Elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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getting NumLock to be on by default on start login screen (SOLVED)

I installed elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170517.iso several times on my intel/nvidia laptop the first time i did the install i could enter numbers on my numpad. After doing a clean install, now on boot ...
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Lockscreen Clock Format?

I can't seem to find where to change the lockscreen time format. Currently its displaying AM+PM clock, whilst my system is set to use English British and my Date+Time is set to 24h (Its displaying ...
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Pantheon greeter configuration failed

Here is my /etc/lightdm/pantheon-greeter.conf: [greeter] xft-dpi=200 onscreen-keyboard=true keyboard=onboard indicators=~language;~a11y;~power No language or a11y indicators, no HiDPI or onboard ...
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Login crash after Guest Additions install

Working off the latest 0.3.1 build, I had a Freya install running under VirtualBox 5.0.6, everything went great up until I installed Guest Additions (with no errors) and rebooted to a login screen ...
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How to change login screen font?

My system language is Arabic and I changed the system default font, but the date & time font which appear on the loging screen didn't change and still the same. I'm wondering if there is a way to ...
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Why do I not see a login option for the guest at the login screen?

I have just installed Elementary OS 5 in a virtual machine. Since I am a fan of guest user login I checked the user account settings and noticed that guest login is enabled by default. However, when ...
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light-locker: strange beheavior when trying to unlock the screen/open the lid

loki has light-locker I have setup that when I close the lid of the notebook the screen locks (not suspends) when I close it and then after a while open it, I have to wait a few seconds to get rid of ...
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Long boot after sing in

I enter password. It's ok. I see empty desktop with only background picture. I wait for about 1-2 minutes and only after it the dock line and high line with time and applications become visible and ...
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It takes up to 10-20sec to wake up from suspend, and high fan speed when plugged to AC, Why?

have a Lenovo Ideapad 310, Intel i7 7th gen, 8GB DDR4 RAM and HDD instead of SSD. Boot time is acceptable, but when I open the lid to wake up the laptop from suspend, elementary takes 10 to 20 seconds ...
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How to make the onboard virtual keyboard displayed on greeter page (lockscreen)

Have recently installed Elementary (Loki version) on my Chuwi H13 computer. Have activated the onboard virtual keyboard to "show when needed" and most of the time when I'm logged in and would like to ...
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Need Logon screen for entering domain Logins

Succeeded in joining Elementary OS installation to our Windows domain via active directory. Used winbind, Samba, etc. Problem: The login screen only allows for the initially defined user (defined ...
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Suspension of system results in unresponsive lockscreen

As the title says, the system will randomly "lock me out" of my laptop if it goes to sleep by itself. The lockscreen won't allow me to click and input my password again, which forces me to do a full ...
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Login screen not readable

I'm running eOS Loki on a Dell XPS 13 with a HiDPI/QHD screen and a external QHD monitor. The login screen is OK on the laptop but on the external monitor all the colors on the login screen are ...
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How can I solve the blank screen after installing Elementary OS Loki 4

I installed elementary Loki as a fresh install on a new hard-drive. (Note I had it on my old drive.) The install goes perfectly but after installing any software or updating the system when I restart ...
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Login screen fonts look weird

My login screen looks this ugly and I do not know how to fix it. Yet, when I execute Pantheon-Greeter in terminal looks fine. Tried to reinstall lightdm and pantheon-greeter but did not work Any ...
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Glitch after resuming after hibernate

Whenever my laptop goes into hibernate after inactivity it goes back to the login screen which is okay but whenever I log back in, the display starts misbehaving. When I say misbehaving, it bounces ...
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Infinite log in loop

I guess my elementary OS system is crash. =( After boot up, log in page background is blank. After key in password, it is a infinite loop of log in page, unable to log into desktop. Any help please? ...
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(Correct) password not working

My (correct) password no longer works at login screen. At the login screen the password field accepts my password but does not allow me to log in. I just get the usual "field-shake" response and a ...
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Login to administrator gui fails

I have an administrator account and user account. My user account GUI works fine, but when I login to my administrator account the password is accepted and the screen goes to black as if it's logging ...
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Resolution Issues & Non Responsive Computer After Logging In From Locked OS

Title says it all, my computer goes to sleep like normal, opens a crisp login screen. When I log in, pantheon goes to the lowest resolution. I have control of the cursor, but nothing responds to a ...
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BusyBox prompt question turned into Pantheon greeter issue

Powered up my MacBook Pro (mid 2012) this morning to be greeted (after initial splash logo) by the following: BusyBox v1.27.2 ..... (initramfs) After researching, I typed "exit", which backed me out ...
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Login twice when HDMI is plugged in

When I have my monitor connected by HDMI and I start the system, the login screen appears normally. I log in and the wallpaper shows up, but anything else. After a few seconds (like 5 or 10 seconds) ...
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From Beta 2 to final but still lags at login

I've freshly installed Juno last night, but the main problems are still there (for me). When i reboot and login, everything is smooth and quick, but if i lock, sleep or logout, when i login again, the ...
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pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is, after trying to login with multiple user accounts

While trying to login with multiple user accounts, the second user that logs in gets the pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is. OS version is elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki is this a known bug? if yes is ...
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Juno 5.0 beta black login screen with pointer after update

After updating the system, Juno boots to a black login window displaying the topbar and pointer, but with no form for the login. Only workaround I found for now is to go to advanced login options and ...
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Latest update broke elementary OS for me

Now some may say the definition of 'crazy' is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result. Here's one crazy thing I did: updated eOS (Loki, I guess) via the store and caused ...
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Cant enter password ElementaryOS bootup Encrypt

somehow, I can't enter my password in the startup screen, where I enter my password to decrypt data, before logging in to linux. When I restart my PC, I can enter my password to decrypt through a ...
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Lockscreen has disappeared

On Loki, after playing around with some XFCE packages whose names I can't remember, the lockscreen has completely disappeared (though login screen still works). Nothing happens either when using ...
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Screen remains empty after login

I have recently come across a very annoying issue. It seems that whenever I log in at the login screen in elementary, the screens remains blank, showing only the wallpaper. No UI loads, and I cannot ...
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Login loop loki (not .Xauthority)

Everytime I try to log in to my normal user I get struck in a loop where logging in takes me back to the login screen. I've tried changing .Xauthority, I've tried reinstalling elementary desktop and ...
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After 6+ months of use and zero issues, now can't get past login

Login screen comes up like normal, has my user name and guest login - but inputting my user password and hitting enter or selecting guest login makes the screen go black and refresh to the login ...
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Is there a way to hide samba users only from the login screen?

I successfully setup a samba server with user profiles and all that. But the one annoying thing is that every time I add a user they show up on the login screen. These users are only meant to access ...
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Loki - Update Killed All Input Devices

I installed a OS update yesterday and when I booted up today I found that none of my input devices work now. This includes my laptops touchpad, keyboard, touchscreen, and three different usb keyboards ...
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Loki - Black screen after locking screen

This has been happening since a few months. I have activated screen locking after 10 minutes without activity. I use a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 with some privative drivers. I thought that it was ...
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Log out button won't work with light-locker analogues

I've discovered an annoying bug of light-locker: if a vnc-server (x11vnc for example) is installed and set up, every time you choose to lock your session up (no matter physically or via a vnc), it ...
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Black screen on lock

When I first installed eOS I was able to close my laptop lid and lock just fine and come back to the usual lock screen. After several updates, whenever my laptop goes into lock or "screen saver" ...
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Login time is very high

There is an issue with my elementary os desktop. I get to the login and enter my password, and I have to wait a long time. Sometimes it feels like two minutes just with the wallpaper waiting for the ...
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Can't login on login screen

After an update(can't remember wich), i rebooted. The login screen does not show the background image and I also cannot login anymore even on the guest user. Anyone know a solution ?(also can't login ...
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What is this bug?

See more on YouTube https://youtu.be/0eWU63lhyU4 I reinstalled system
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Incorrect resolution of pantheon-greeter login screen

My issue seems similar to this question but I am experiencing the issue with only one display (my laptop's main display). I am on 0.4 Loki (stable). I attempted to apply the solution in the ...
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Logging in randomly fails

Every now and then logging in fails, it gets stuck showing just my wallpaper with no HDD activity, no keyboard shortcuts work (such as super+T to open a terminal) and the only way to solve it is to ...
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Elementary OS boot loop

I have tried to find a right command to start a Elementary Os desktop on vncserver display. Then i broke up my boot. Elementary Os is starts with pantheon-greeter. Then i log in. 2 seconds of ...
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Skype is automatically closes when the lock ElementaryOS

Maybe someone has already come across this. I began to notice, after unlocking the PC, there are no Skype icon on the taskbar. And the application is simply closed. This happens every time the ...
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lightdm-greeter fails on nvidia-340 driver on JUNO (GeForce 8400)

After a fresh install of Juno, things were mostly working with the default open source nouveau driver. I installed the nvidia-340 driver using the App Center, and now the lightdm-greeter is completely ...
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Login Screen after Sleep

Login screen after sleeping is kinda messed up. Sometimes it'll load, but the profile login section is just artifacting. I've attached a subpar picture but due to being login screen couldn't take ...