Login loop


#1

Briefly describe your issue below:

I am having an issue at the main login screen, it installed just fine but i cant login despite having the correct password.
I am running version 4.2.2 i am not dual booting it is a standalone system on a desktop. I used a usb boot device to install.

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version, edition, and architecture)

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)

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(Matt) #2

Have you tried logging in to the console?
ctrl + alt + f1
Try and log in there. (ctrl + alt + f7 to get back to the gui)


(Sam Hall) #3

Hey.

Had this issue today actually
Carried out the following steps

#Get to the command line

  1. ctrl + alt + f1
  2. log in using your normal username and password

#Change some permissions

  1. sudo Chown $USER:$USER .Xauthority

#Back to the GUI!

  1. ctrl + alt + f7
  2. select your username
  3. Login!

Welcome back to the desktop screen of Parrot OS.