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Title: Unable to log on to 18.04
ID: /2018/08/28/Unable-to-log-on-to-18.04
Created: August 28, 2018    Edited:  November 23, 2020
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Console access has changed in 18.04

You converted from 16.04 to 18.04 and cannot log into TTY. See this: How do I switch between console mode and GUI in 17.10 and newer?


Four new Desktop environments were added in 18.04

When upgrading 16.04 to 18.04 you can get five different sign in options for different desktop environments:

Ubuntu 18.04 five desktops.jpg


Invalid password login loop in 18.04

There was a bug where if you entered the password incorrectly the first time, you could not successfully enter it until rebooting:

⇧ Where is my PATH variable being set? I'm using 16.04 LTS and was told today 18.04.1 LTS is available. Should I upgrade?  β‡©