Cannot Login with Correct Password Ubuntu Troubleshooting Guide

February 8, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Solving Cannot Login with Correct Password in Ubuntu

This Tip Try to Solve Cannot Login with Correct Password in Ubuntu GNU/Linux Desktop.

Here I show also the eventual Solution to gain access by setting up the SliM Display Manager.

First, follow instructions to Boot System in Recovery Mode with Networking.

Cannot Login with Correct Password Ubuntu Troubleshooting Guide
  1. 1. Booting in Recovery Mode

    Then first try, Clening X Configuration

    How to Boot Ubuntu in Recovery Mode

    Start up Ubuntu Recovery Mode
    On the Recovery Screen first enable Networking:
    Enabling network
    And the access the Root Shell:
    Accessing root Shell
  2. 2. Resetting X Credential

    Now try to Delete the X Auth Config File
    First, run:

    rm /root/.Xautority
    And also for your User with:
    rm /home/[MYUSER]/.Xautority
    Then try to reboot and Login:
    reboot
  3. 3. Installing SliM Display Manager

    If still Not solved then Install SliM Login Manager
    How to Install SliM Display Manager in Ubuntu

    SliM Display Manager Ubuntu Setup Guide

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