[ubuntu-uk] problems upgrading Ubuntu
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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