Ubuntu username not recognized

Asked by Jack Warford on 2015-01-11

I installed ubuntu using wubi. At the start of the download I am asked to enter username and password, done. Install completes, reboot conducted, ubuntu log-in screen does not recognize my username or password. All I can use is the guest log in. I have to be doing something wrong but I am new to ubuntu and I have no idea where I am going wrong. Any help would be greatly appreciated...really want to start using the OS.

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WhaT is the output of :

lsb_release -a; uname -a

Thanks

Jack Warford (jwarford13) said : #2

No lsb modules are available

Here are some other tidbits:

Release: 13.04/raring
localhost.localdomain 3.8.0-13 generic #22-ubintu smp Fri Mar 15 17:49:38
UTC 2013 x86_64 x86 64 GNU/linux

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Raring is EOL and no longer supported in any way. Also Wubi has not been developed for over 2 YEARS and is abandoned.

I suggest you perform a last backup of your user data and un install Wubi. Resize your NTFS partition and install Trusty to the freed space. Trusty is LTS and supported til April 2019.

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