Update Problem Help needed
kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
Sun Jul 22 16:50:13 BST 2007
Farid Ansari wrote:
> Hello again Karl,
> Now it won't connect to my cable service therefore am unable to use the
> Konsole or the internet.
i assume your not using your kubuntu/edubuntu computer for sending email?
> Maybe it requires a reinstall.
that may be an easy way to fix it (if you have no files you need to save
especially), but probably not a requirement :)
> Thanks for the help. Will bother you again if I have problems but this
> time I will only ask for Firefox and Thunderbird Mail, will refrain from
> asking for a full upgrade.
it occurs to me that perhaps the full upgrade includes a kernel update
which may have broken your ethernet/usb connections. perhaps if you boot
the old kernel it will still work (in that case its a bug, by the way).
when the computer boots, directly after post (the bios) finishes, you
will see a line on the top of the screen. it will be grub , and it
counts down from 3 to 0, then starts booting kubuntu/edubuntu.
when its counting down, press escape, and select the kernel (using the
arrow keys) that's got the lowest version number.
> Have a nice evening.
> Farid Ansari
by the way, i replied this back to the list.
> On 7/22/07, *Karl Goetz* <kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
> <mailto:kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net>> wrote:
> Farid Ansari wrote:
> > Hi Karl,
> > I tried it after 3 hours but still got the same message. Right clicked
> > the small icon on the taskbar and said quit. Still unable to
> > programmes cause some other system is working.
> > Farid
> Hi mate,
> i'd like you to open a terminal (konsole) and run `lsof |grep lock` and
> include the output in an email to us :)
> do you have a konsole open with apt running? that could cause a
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