[ubuntu-uk] problems upgrading Ubuntu

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Wed Aug 15 09:58:18 UTC 2012

On 15/08/12 10:37, David King wrote:
> I have a new problem now: It no longer boots.
> It starts up with the splash screen (for Ubuntu Studio) and then that 
> disappears, I get a CLI and various text outputs, and it gets as far 
> as starting TIMidity++ but then freezes. I can still reboot and even 
> press CTRL-ALT-F1 for a terminal, but the booting will not go any 
> further to the login screen or anything.
> I can boot into Linux Mint (which I am using now) on the PC so I know 
> that the hardware is still functioning.
> Any ideas what could be wrong and how to fix it?
> Otherwise it looks like I will have to do a fresh install. I already 
> backed up a list of my installed packages, and my /home is on a 
> separate partition.
> David K
I should add that the last time I used my Ubuntu Studio 12.04, it had 
crashed, due to just pressing ALT-TAB which made it completely freeze. 
So I had used ALT-SysRq-R E I S U B to shut down and reboot. Maybe that 
has broken something?

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