Fix Login Loop Ubuntu LinuxLinux Error fixing Tutorials
If you stuck in the login screen and can’t load the Ubuntu desktop, follow those steps.
when you on the login screen, press
ctrl + shift + alt + f1. A black screen appeared? No? Just the login page? So try
ctrl + shift + alt + f2. Still the login screen? try
ctrl + shift + alt + f3. If the login screen still showing? Try to use another external keyboard.
a black screen appeared? ok, type your username then ENTER and type your password then ENTER.
ping 188.8.131.52then ENTER to ensure you have a good Internet connection. If you have Internet access follow the steps. If you PC not connected to the Internet, try to use Ethernet cable (wired connection).
uninstall/remove all desktop environments that does not let you log into the desktop itself
If you have ubuntu budgie desktop, uninstall it like this.
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ubuntu-budgie-desktop
If your desktop environment if XFCE desktop, uninstall it by this command.
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xfce
To uninstall LXDE desktop, use this command.
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove lxde
If you have any other desktop environment, search online to know the name of the package of it, then use this command to uninstall it from your laptop / computer.
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove desktop-environment-package-name
- update & upgrade all your packages on your system.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade -y
or just use this command
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y.
(if there is any updates or upgrades downloaded/installed, type “reboot” then ENTER to restart your computer)
- After that run those commands
note : if you rebooted / restarted your computer, press
ctrl + shift + alt + f1 to open the command terminal. And follow the steps below.
sudo apt-get purge fglrx lightdm
sudo apt-get install lightdm ubuntu-desktop
Now, we uninstalled all desktop environments, then updated the packages, then installed one desktop environment (
ubuntu-desktop) on clean operating system.
I hope it works for you! IF NOT WORKED, SHARE IT WITH YOUR FRIENDS TO HELP THEM.