[Ubuntu-SG] Help! No mouse no keyboard!

Rykel™ (Aen™) rykel98 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 04:15:35 BST 2008


That sounds like a good idea... gnome-core. How do I strip all of Gnome
WITHOUT breaking core libraries etc., still have a GUI and then install
components one at a time? (eg. I do NOT need openoffice, bluetooth, compiz
etc. on an EeePC 4G)


Best Regards,

Rykel™
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2008/10/11 Kelvin Quee <kq at kquee.com>

>  If you are on a small hdd, you should start with gnome-core and install
> component by component as you require.
>
> Kelvin Quee
> +65 9177 3635
> http://kquee.com/contact
>
>
>
> Rykel™ (Aen™) wrote:
>
> yeah, after these 2 recent episodes with "not enough diskspace" and
> "restart your pc (and bork your system)" i think we need to get ubuntu devs
> to start upgrading ubuntu on EeePC 4GB (ie. SMALL hard disks) so that they
> know that these things actually happen. (I believe they are working on super
> high end PCs with tons of disk space so they will probably never come across
> these problems at all.)
>
> as for deb testing, i am supposed to be Ubuntu-SG leh... hehehe
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Rykel™
> +65 8400 2102 (Singapore)
> +6 013 4008749 (Malaysia)
> +84 93 2643369 (Vietnam)
>
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> 2008/10/11 Kelvin Quee <kq at kquee.com>
>
>> I think Rykel brought up a real problem. The "restart your pc" icon in
>> Ubuntu is often misleading and tells you to reboot at the wrong time.
>>
>> Does this sound like a possible bug report to you?
>>
>> Rykel, try to use the commandline for stuff. It saves you a lot of trouble
>> down the road. Better yet, switch to Debian Testing.
>>
>> *hides*
>>
>> Kelvin Quee
>> +65 9177 3635
>> http://kquee.com/contact
>>
>>
>>
>> Rykel™ (Aen™) wrote:
>>
>> I tried that, didn't work.
>>
>> I now remember what happened... my upgrade manager was doing some
>> "cleaning up" (ie. ldconfig or something) but the "Restart your PC" icon was
>> in the Notification Area and I just rebooted my system accordingly.
>>
>> Tada! There goes the mouse and keyboard.  hehee   : )
>>
>> The funny thing is - I could use the keyboard properly when I switch to
>> the commandline virtual screens, so I knew something in my xorg has borked.
>>
>> Anyway, I went for a fresh format & reinstall so no more problem already.
>>
>> Thanks gang!!
>>
>>
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Rykel™
>> +65 8400 2102 (Singapore)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 2008/10/11 Kelvin Quee <kq at kquee.com>
>>
>>> Eh, check your xorg.conf.
>>>
>>> If it looks wrong, do a -
>>>
>>> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>>>
>>> Kelvin Quee
>>> +65 9177 3635
>>>
>>> http://kquee.com/contact
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Rykel™ (Aen™) wrote:
>>>
>>>> Guys,
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure what's happening but yesterday Ubuntu did an upgrade and
>>>> next thing I know is, my mouse and keyboard no longer works...   :(
>>>>
>>>> Without them, I cannot even diagnose the problem... but curiously, I
>>>> can go into the virtual screens using just Alt-F1~F6 (instead of
>>>> Ctrl-Alt-F1~F6)... so perhaps I can solve the problems through the
>>>> commandline.
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for helping!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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