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