[ubuntu-uk] PC Freezing on updates with Gutsy

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 18:35:11 BST 2007


On 10/26/07, Colin Wylie <badger at badgerdotcom.co.uk> wrote:
>
>  OK, so I have re-downloaded the iso - and the MD5sum checks out fine. I
> reinstalled it OK and everything looked fine - UNTIL i enabled the
> proprietry NVIDIA drivers for my 7200GS. I then got the same problems -
> exactly. Once I disabled them again evertyhing worked perfectly. I even
> tried using envy to install them ( www.ablertomilone.com) and the problem
> returned. A friend has suggested it might be an Open GL conflict somewhere
> along the lines, but I am at a loss on how to proceed now.
>

Hmm, could you try disabling "wobbly windows"/Compiz?

System->Preferences->Appearance...

On the "Visual Effects" tab, select "None". If it doesn't make any
difference, log out, hit Ctrl + Alt + Backpace, and log back in again. Just
to make sure.

Matthew.
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