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Log in Failure under ALL options on boot menu

asked 2017-03-08 10:06:42 -0500

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Ran suggested updates today March 8th 2017 and all seemed fine until I restarted the Machine and now, I cannot Log in..Even if i try and step back through Boot options, same error and even the Fedora Rescuw option fails

I can See that others have the same issue but there are NO ANSWERS, just more questions. Luckily I have an old Laptop I am using now but..2 questions..

1) how do I log into GNOME on XORG? as that seems to work and 2) What do we do please ? I need that Machine. I know you guys all work hard but please can we have an answer soon

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It also refuses to let me log in as su if i press cntl + Alt + f2 to get to a command prompt, saying "login inncorrect" but i am using the correct passwords

Orriginal gravatar imageOrriginal ( 2017-03-08 11:37:54 -0500 )edit
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First step would be to get a login on the console ( CTRL+ALT+F2 ) to exclude any other problems with Gnome or X configuration. Did you double check if the keyboard layout is correct. It maybe changed. Try to type your password on the console as login, but don't hit ENTER to verify the keyboard layout. Second step would be to boot a live DVD/USB and check the logfiles with journalctl --file= pointing to your mounted disk and logfiles.

thomaswood gravatar imagethomaswood ( 2017-03-08 11:44:52 -0500 )edit

Thanks..I managed to get in finally as a user and then went to su with no issues

Orriginal gravatar imageOrriginal ( 2017-03-08 11:53:18 -0500 )edit

Maybe you want to leave your fix here to provide and answer which might be helpful for others.

thomaswood gravatar imagethomaswood ( 2017-03-08 11:55:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-03-08 11:55:37 -0500

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With MANY thanks to all the hard work people have put in IT IS FIXED.... On the Login screen, press cntl + alt+ F2 and login as a user...then log in as su. Do a " sudi dnf update " and you'll notice a gdm update there....reboot once finished and YES YES YES. I can not Log in Thank you all

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Last updated: Mar 08 '17