cary at bielenberg.id.au
Wed May 6 03:15:27 UTC 2009
> Thanks Cary but please know that I am new to Kubuntu and need step by
> step help. I am learning but the only experience I have ever had was
> with windows 95 and beyond. I don't really understand DOS. So please
> have patience with me.
> I am using a Asus M2N-E motherboard-----AMD Athlon 64X2 duel core 3800+
> Does that help at all?
> Web1 wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I updated to the latest release of Kubuntu and have installed all the
> > updates the update manager calls for. My problem appears to be with
> > firefox, which has been updated to the latest releases. It loads fine
> > and appears to work fine until I click on links and more times than
> > not the whole system will totally lock up and require a reboot. I did
> > not have this problem before I upgraded from the previous most current
> > kubuntu release.
> > Could firefox was installed prior to the latest upgrade. Should I
> > uninstall it and reinstall it on the new kubuntu upgrade. I think it
> > might be related to firefox needing to access the Internet when I
> > click on a link. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it
> > completely locks everything up. At least it appears that way.
> > My mail works fine all the time. Another thing I was thinking is that
> > it might be the mouse driver and the new upgrade? I know the mouse
> > works good on my other drive with windows xp installed, so if it is
> > anything it could be a compatibility issue with the new upgrade.
> > Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks and you do a great job on this forum.
> > Web
> Per chance are you using a Intel graphics chipset? if you are try this
> as it worked for me. sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Configured Video Device"
> Option "AccelMethod" "uxa"
Open up Konsole (K button -> Applications -> System -> Konsole
once you have the "dos" screen type lspci you will be looking for a
line like this..
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960
Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
If that is the case (Intel graphics card) reply back & I'll give you the
step by step to rectify.
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