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I installed ubuntu 10.10 on my eee pc 901 netbook and get authentication failure on login when I type in my username and password.

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closed as not a real question by studiohack, BinaryMisfit Dec 25 '10 at 8:27

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Is your CapsLock key on? Are you sure you're inputting the correct user/password? – bedwyr Dec 24 '10 at 3:53

Maybe you put the wrong password in both times when installing it. That seriously happened to me once, and the only way (as far as I know) to remedy this is to do a clean reinstall. Which, seeing as how this is a clean install, shouldn't be much of an issue.

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