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"line 78 faillock: command not found" anyone got any ideas?

I upgraded whonix from terminal and now I can not start the workstation.
Gateway starts fine, but workstation starts with username and password (which it has never asked for before).

Any ideas on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.
I have tried user and changeme, but it does not seem to work.

See picture here:

Did you uninstall a meta package? →


That might just be a symptom. pam-info shouldn’t break anything. Too many failed login attempts? →

Safely Use Root Commands chapter Unlock User Account: Excessive Wrong Password Entry Attempts in Kicksecure wiki


Can you login in a virtual console? →
Platform-specific Desktop Tips chapter Virtual Consoles in Whonix wiki (inside the VM)?

Can you login in recovery console? →
Recovery - Kicksecure chapter Recovery Mode in Kicksecure wiki

(Whonix is based on Kicksecure.)

Is faillock installed? To check:

sudo which faillock

(Requires a login to virtual console or recovery console to check or more complicated options I hope we won’t need.)