When I rebooted my Ubuntu machine it started to repeatedly ask for the password.
When I entered the correct password, the screen went black and asked for the password again.
The problem was an error in the ~/.profile file.
To log into the Ubuntu terminal
- Press the Ctrl-Alt-F3 key combination
- Enter the username
- Enter the password
- Open the ~/.profile file with
Make sure the
- The syntax is correct, all open braces are closed,
- All PATH= statements have :$PATH at the end.