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by gringo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted-solved

Hi-first of all thanks for all of your help.With my present home partition setup I couldn't get MX to install.Still think it's weird that other distros would install,but there was obviously something blocking MX. Decided to do a new install reformatting my home partition,and my password was accepted...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-no not sharing-I have removed mx and installed mint -I never run the same home for different distros as the settings would clash.It takes less than an hour to install e new distro, and I have time on my hands.Will have another go with mx if anything shows up in the details I have given. Still can...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-this info is while running Linux Mint.Learning something new here so I hope this info helps.The 100's are the ones I tend to keep when installing new distros-is this whats causing the problem. gringo@gringo-370E4K:~$ ls -anl total 308 drwxr-xr-x 22 1000 1000 4096 Aug 3 21:16 . drwxr-xr-x 3 0 0 40...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-this is all new to me,so this is the output I get after running ls -n and id; gringo@gringo-370E4K:~$ ls -n total 168 -rw-rw-r-- 1 1000 1000 29618 Aug 3 20:37 BCM43142A0-0a5c-21d7.hcd drwxr-xr-x 2 1000 1000 4096 Aug 3 18:56 Desktop drwxr-xr-x 3 1000 100 4096 Aug 2 09:03 Documents drwxr-xr-x 11 10...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi - I always use the same user id for my home partition-I used a different ID years ago and know it gives problems. Over the last week I have installed Linux Mint and Manjaro following the procedure I have used over the last few years and havent have any issues with the home file or login.I don`t l...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-I appreciate what you are saying,but this looks like a work around rather than solving the problem. Before I install any distro I delete all unwanted folders and files from the home partition,including anything hidden.I finish up with only my docs,download,pictures and music folders,plus my own c...
by gringo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-so just reinstalled mx17.1-booted no problem-still won`t accept my login password just sends me back to the login screen. Did the ctrl+alt+F1 and entered my login and password-I get the following message; No mail. No directory, logging in with HOME=/ and then; myusername@mx:/$,I tried startx at t...
by gringo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-I will try again following your comments when I have time. I needed to get the laptop up and running today for a trip,so just installed something I knew would work. I am really surprised with this problem,as I have used and installed MX several times over the past couple of years on my own and ot...
by gringo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-just had another go at installing MX.Carried out a system update,also checked what was typed in the user field (typing correct).Installed,tried to login and the same problem again.Will install Bunsenlabs again for the time being.Thanks for your help.
by gringo
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted-solved
Replies: 20
Views: 3154

New instal login password not accepted-solved

Hi-I have a weird problem when installing mx 17.1 on one of my laptops -Samsung ativ 5 .This laptop can be a pain with uefi boot with some distros,but I have always found a way to get things sorted.I am running Bunsenlabs at the moment,but have recently installed Manjaro,Mint,Peppermint without any ...

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