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Linux Troubleshooting (Unable to Log In or Run Programs)
How to run "Account Fixer" when having problems with Linux
At times your screen may lock while logging into a Unix machine.
If you are unable to Log in or unable to run programs, you may want to run these tools.
The following tools can fix certain problems with your Linux/Unix account.
NOTE: These tools may cause some of your personal settings to be reset.
How to Use "Account Fixer" from a Unix machine:
At the Log in screen, click the session-type drop down menu in the upper right-hand corner, and select "Account Fixer".
Log in with your CAE credentials, and follow the on-screen prompts.
How to Use "Account Fixer" from a Windows machine:
Navigate your browser to "www.cae.wisc.edu"
Select the "CAE Account Management" link
Select the "Account Tools" link
Select the "Account Information" link
Select "Linux Setup" link
Run the "Account Fixer" tool(s)