I have been running Manjaro Cinnamon for months now, couldn’t be happier!
Suddenly earlier this week when I get to the login and put in the right password the screen goes black, blinks and sends me right back to the login.
If I put int he wrong password it says so, this only happens when I use the correct password.
How do I solve this?
What happens if you switch to TTY, log in, then start the graphical session with
Strong of its many members, the Manjaro support forum can provide you help whenever you have an issue with your Manjaro installation. But in order to work efficiently, we shall also ask you to follow three major steps.
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First some basics: whenever you need to troubleshoot, chances are the solution is already under your nose.
Find error messages
Very often when an applications crashes, and sometimes when it misbehaves, it prints an error message somewhere. …
Thanks for a quick answer! The [How to]… I do not have any error messages or anything.
Stooppid med for askin before trying the obvious. I will go back and try this and get back.
without any more information its difficult to help, but there is also HowTo for black screens:
When we have problems gaining access to our systems it is difficult to gather information, let alone fix any problems. Here we will cover common causes and solutions to ‘manjaro wont boot’.
If your desktop does not load properly then you might still be able to use most, if not all, functionality by dropping to a non-graphical TTY.
By default your system will have multiple TTYs, with each corresponding to an Fx key. Your desktop is assigned to one as well - most often F1.
You can chang…
Perhaps it helps you a bit further.
Well I dont have more info than I gave.
Once you accessed your system with the above tutorial, you can get your system information as described there:
[HowTo] Provide System Information
If needed, you can use an online pastebin service to upload them: [HowTo] use public command-line pastebin services without installing anything!