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cannotunlockscreen [2013/01/27 21:29] (current)
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 + ​Cannot Unlock the Screen
 +I ran into the issue of not being able to log back in after locking my screen. I would have to use the switch user option and re-login. After a quick search, here is what I found:
 +sudo chown root:shadow /​sbin/​unix_chkpwd
 +sudo chmod 2755 /​sbin/​unix_chkpwd
 +Run these two commands and all should be well.
 +You can also try these if the first two don't work:
 +sudo chown root:shadow /etc/shadow
 +sudo chmod 440 /etc/shadow
 +-- Main.FredPettis - 12 Dec 2008
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