I’m using xfce, so go to menu -> settings -> Login window (it will ask you for a password) then go to settings -> Users -> user list and make sure manual login is disabled. Try that and see what happens. Usually when you first install mint it will give you the option to autologin. good luck.
How do I fix the login loop in Linux Mint?
The usual fix for a login loop is to, at the normal graphical login screen, press Ctrl+Alt+F1 , log in with your usual user there. and finally Alt+F7 to get back to the login screen, which hopefully works now.
How do I disable auto login in Linux Mint?
Re: How to disable auto-login
You can configure auto-login in the Login Window program you can find in the Administration category of your menu. On the Users tab there just remove your username from the Automatic login field.
How do I change the login screen in Linux Mint?
Change the Login Background in Linux Mint
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- Collect the images you want to use at the login screen. …
- Create a custom directory. …
- Copy the images to the new directory. …
- Edit /usr/share/mdm/html-themes/Mint-X/slideshow.conf. …
- Log out and test. …
- Install mdm and the mdm themes using Synaptic. …
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What is the default username and password for Linux Mint?
The normal default user should be “mint” (lowercase, no quotation marks) and when asked for a password, just press [enter] (the password is requested, but there is no password, or, in other words, the password is empty).
How do I fix the Ubuntu login loop?
Just log in here with your username and password. Then, type sudo apt-get install gdm . Let it install and type sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm and follow the prompts to set it as your login manager. Press Ctrl + Alt + F7 to get back to the login screen which should now look different.
How do I stop Linux from asking for a password?
Disable the Password Under Linux
To disable the password requirement, click on Application > Accessories > Terminal. Next, enter this command line sudo visudo and press enter. Now, enter your password and press Enter. Then, search for %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL and replace the line by %admin ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL.
What is Linux Mint login?
According to the official Linux Mint installation documentation: The username for the live session is mint . If asked for a password press Enter .
How do I recover my Linux Mint password?
Reset forgotten/lost main user password in Linux Mint
- Reboot your computer / Turn your computer on.
- Hold down the Shift key at the start of the boot process to enable the GNU GRUB boot menu (if it does not show)
- Press ESC at the GNU GRUB prompt.
- Press e for edit.
- Use the Arrow keys to highlight the line that begins with kernel and press the e key.
How do I restore Linux Mint to factory settings?
Once you have installed launch it from application menu. Hit Custom Reset button and select the application which you want to remove then hit Next button. This will install missed pre-installed packages as per manifest file. Select the users which you want to remove.