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May 28, 2010

After installing from the LXDE live CD I am unable to login. I type in my username, and then my password, and then the prompt goes back to the username (in other words, nothing happens). I can however login via the virtual terminals.

Could this be an issue with the live cd? Or was it just a bad install?

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edit....
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The normal installation CD set and DVDs don't have this issue.

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