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I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on Virtualbox in Windows 7. I gave admin permissions to a new account and deleted my old main Ubuntu user (the one with which I installed ubuntu). I also deleted the home directory for the old admin user. I had set autologin and password less login on the old account. So now whenever the system reboots, it seems to search for the old user home. e.g. I get errors like "Could not find /home//ICEAuthority", "Nautilus could not load desktop" or something like that. I can only work with Ctrl+Alt+f1 now. I think the problwm is because of the auto login. It stills searches for the old account for auto login. How can I disable auto-login or set auto login to the new account?

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sudo userdel -r [username] 
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I get this response: userdel: <old-user> home directory (/home/<old-user>) not found. But still same problem when i try to reboot.. – Raze2dust Nov 5 '10 at 19:26
Hey it worked after I shut down and turned it on again.. reboot did not work. Thanks :) – Raze2dust Nov 5 '10 at 19:37
No problem. Glad to help :-) – chunkyb2002 Nov 6 '10 at 0:44

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