unable to login using lightdm screen flickers no login dialog

Bug #862349 reported by Clueless on 2011-09-29
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Bug Description

Just updated to the latest version of oneiric, screen flickers when atempting to login, I can see text lightdm with lock icon on top right hand, but no login prompt. Had to shut down ubuntu in order to login again

I expected my monitor to wake up and show login dialog so I can resume work instead what I saw is what is described above .

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu oneiric (development branch)
Release: 11.10
$ apt-cache policy lightdm
lightdm:
  Installed: 1.0.0-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 1.0.0-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 1.0.0-0ubuntu2 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Robert Roth (evfool) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #862125, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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