Ubuntu :: 10.04 No Longer Has A Login Preferences GUI
Aug 24, 2010
I have a touch screen and I want to enable the onboard onscreen keyboard during login. From some instructions that refer to Ubuntu versions below 9.04, I need to enable the plain theme for the keyboard to display during login, but 10.04 no longer has a login preferences GUI so how do I do this in 10.04?Or, does anyone know of another way to do this? I set the Assistive properties to display the keyboard on login, but nothing is displayed.
I have a zoom H2 and I intend to use its usb microphone function.I connected it and it seems to work with xvidcap if I declare /dev/audio1 as the input device. Well.I want to go further and use it for other purposes and before installing jack and other applications I would like to understand why it does no longer appear in the "Sound preferences" under the 'input" and "hardware" tabs as it was the case the day before.
Upgraded to 10.10 with update-manager last night, apart from an xorg.conf.d location change and a custom xfce applet that needed recompiling all went smoothly... until I tried another dist-upgrade.
Previous I had debian lenny and squeeze available in apt - I know this is dumb but a sync program I use requires binary versions to be identical (unison), and I sync with a debian squeeze server.
Code: deb http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free deb-src http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free deb http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free deb-src http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free
This just started happening last night and it's annoying as hell. I log in fine, and bam, no keyboard. I have to go to System> preferences> input method switched, switch it to sysadmin default> lock screen> switch user> log back in> Then it works. How can I have my keyboard back? I read on a similar old thread to copy .config and copy it to a different user then delete it from home directory. Will all of my preferences go away if I delete it?
I just updated to 10.10 (), but I have one problem. I changed my password a few days ago, and now whenever I log on, It comes up with the attached message, and I have to type in my OLD password to connect to wireless.
I don't have System > Administration > Login Window > Local Tab because I wanted to change my login window I cant change it because I dont have Login window preferences. I do have login screen but I cant change anything graphical there. I am running linux 10.04 LTS.
Yesterday Ubuntu One stopped syncing properly: all files and folders were listed on the web site grayed out and tagged with "uploading", while there was "0 bytes Used". I could still upload files manually to the website fairly quickly, so it probably wasn't purely server overload. Anyway, a number of things happened after that:uninstalled the Ubuntu One client packages and reinstalled them in Account settings on the website, I removed my computer, hoping to make a fresh start the Ubuntu online account login system for some reason forced me to change my password (presumably it wasn't strong enough)
After all that, I can still login to the website (with the new password), but the computer can't login. When I type u1sdtool -s in terminal, the result is
When I open Ubuntu One Preferences from the Me menu, it completely freezes at the Account tab; I can't click anything or even close it (have to kill it in terminal).
I suppose the login failure has to do with the old password whcih was saved in the keyring. The removed computer from the account probably complicates the issue.
On my system, System->Preferences->Software Updates, as best I can determine, completely ignores the "Check for updates: " setting. It looks as if, regardless of what I set, I get daily checks. Is anybody else experiencing this? Anybody got a fix? I like the idea of having the system check for me, so I don't want to just pitch the program.
i've installed Ubuntu many times before. one thing i can never understand is the root user. i was never ever asked to set the password for the root user during installation. and for some reason, maybe i ****ed up during installation of stuff or whatever, i will no longer be able to login to root. it will say my password is incorrect.WHY CAN'T MY ACCOUNT BE THE HIGHEST ADMIN???very pissed off right now as this is the 2nd time i'm reinstalling my Ubuntu. (first time was because i might have ****ed the uninstallation of MySQL. now it's wrong root password BS)
I am having a problem with the latest update of lucid ubuntu. I was on 10.04 for the longest time but decided to update while I was out doing errands. When I got back the logon screen was made up of blue and gray windows on a completely black background and the mouse and keyboard wouldn't work!
I found that if I unplugged and then replugged my mouse that I could get it working, but not all the options work properly. When you try to close a menu it just stays up, but it isn't there at the same time. Also, the shutdown/restart options don't work along with the physical power button on my computer, I have to remove the battery and power cord to shut it down.
I am currently dual booting ubuntu and windows 7 on my gateway NV59 laptop.
I'm trying to boot into 10.04, but all I see is the purple background. I never get a login box to load the desktop. I've managed to gain access to the desktop, using the command line from the recovery console, only to see various warnings about gnome applet failures.
I spent a good amount of time setting up 11.04 the way i like it to run in classic mode with my firewire soundcard acting right and the apps i like. I added some new repositories yesterday and did an update and after that i restarted and all of the sudden ubuntu classic mode isn't even a choice any longer and unity is acting really strange and doesn't look right.
I upgraded to 13.1 and can still login with all users via ssh on a headless machine, but now when I try to login to X via XDMCP I just get returned to the login window. I do not have KDE or kdm installed, but rather use xdm. I was having no trouble prior to upgrade and even had an XDMCP session going during the upgrade, but once I logged out I couldn't log back in. I'm not real sure what's going on.
when I login my panels at the top and bottom are no longer there. When I use a window the spaces are still there at the top and bottom but no panels. gnome-panel does not appear to be running at all and nothing appears when I run it manually
This morning when I opened Evolution, It asked me for a password. It didn't like my login pass. It wanted an old password I used to use. When I click on Evolution I get Enter password to unlock your login keyring The password you use to log in to your computer no longer matches that of your login keyring.
Fedora 9 used to support a timed login via the gdm program. This feature no longer works with the gdm that comes with Fedora 13 (gdm-2.30.2-1.fc13.i686 ). I made modifications to /etc/gdm/gdm.schema as follows:
I use OpenSuse 11.3 and I successfully built a samba/openldap server. However the raoming profiles were not working so I removed the roaming profile part of the samba and the openldap using ldap account manager. I also rejoined a couple of the computers back to the domain successfully (it was not an instaneous join, it took a good minute or 2 to join each pc). Now I cannot cannot login to any of these computers with the domain credentials. I can share using the UNC path no problem and this was working find about 1 week ago.
On 1 of the computers Iw as able to finally get a log file saying this:
Every time I open "sound preferences" from either the sound applet or the preferences menu pulseaudio CPU usage goes right up to 100% and proceeds to lock up the entire computer. pavucontrol, paman, and all the other pulseaudio utils work fine, except for ubuntu's sound preferences. It affects a new account.This is my 10.04 desktop that is affected. I have just the default pulseaudio config.
Well, to start off my graphics card didn't work but I got that fixed.
When I start up and the login screen appears it no longer says my username and Other.. under it. It only displays Other.. I have to click that type in my username and then my password. When I log on the Auto Bug Reporting tool pops up and says 3 things crashed
I can't change my system time, shutdown or reboot under system or my username in the top right hand corner. I have to su and manually type reboot or shutdown to shutdown. It is like the computer is completely restricting me from using it.
When I try to get into my firewall an error comes up
I've just upgraded (finally) to 10.04 desktop, and when I boot, I get a login screen, which is quite usual, but once I log in, the machine drops to terminal, instead of the usual GUI. I've tried running startx, but I get this error message. Fatal server error: Server is already active for display 0 If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock and start again.
I have fresh installation of ubuntu 9.10, my display preferences are incorrect and no more options to change refresh rate other than 75hz. I understand ubuntu has been targeted to notebook user this time but I am on desktop system with Intel Graphics and g33 motherboard and I want to know the procedure to configure xorg.conf for this purpose.
I had ubuntu one working yesterday, by working I mean the client started up from preferences> ubuntu one. Today after doing some updates via update manager it won't start. I would like to purge ubuntu one and start over.
When I click on System -> Preferences -> System Preferences it never opens. I have tried uninstalling and then reinstalling from Synaptic but get the same result. This has only happened since I upgrade to 10.04. Not sure what I am doing wrong.
I want to burn an iso file to my DVD-r, i use brasero and yesterday have upgraded to 10.10 NBR (UBUNTU RULES- I HAVE HAD IT FOR 2 YRS!) when i click on the 'burn image' tab on the brasero menu all is well but then when i click the properties and click on 2.0x speed (my friends drive can't read anything set any higher than 2.0x) it does not save that property and it goes and burns at much higher speeds like 3.4X. p.s does anyone know how to get rid of the deleted items icon on the 10.10 NBR menu
When I choose System --> Preferences --> Screensaver, it runs x-screensaver instead of gnome-screensaver, BUT, in /usr/share/applications, I have the file:
And the contents are:
[Desktop Entry] Name=Screensaver Comment=Set your screensaver preferences Icon=preferences-desktop-screensaver Exec=gnome-screensaver-preferences
So it should be launching gnome-screensaver, not x-scrensaver. Where on earth is x-screensaver getting launched from? I thought the menu was determined by /usr/share/applications. (By the way, I did previously have x-screensaver instead of gnome, I am trying to put it back how it was. I have more-or-less succeeded, except this Menu item which is puzzling me.)
I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I have VLC player running and its becoming increasingly frustrating to have to consistently change my VLC equalizer options as soon as I start the program. Is there a way to save this?
Also, everytime I click on a song that I want to listen to, a new VLC window opens up. Is there a way to be able to click on a song and not have a new window show up, stop the old song, and have the new song play?