[ubuntu-uk] Constant crashing

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Fri May 30 07:16:30 UTC 2014

On 30/05/14 08:13, Barry Titterton wrote:
> On 30/05/14 07:07, Gareth France wrote:
>> I recently installed Ubuntu on a friends computer as it was running 
>> painfully slowly with Windows. It is an older machine and the 
>> performance is now acceptable. However it appears that it is 
>> regularly hanging and requiring a forced reboot to cure this. When 
>> working on their broadband setup yesterday I witnessed this three 
>> times in a row, gave up and used my laptop instead. I have run the 
>> memory check that comes with Ubuntu and found no errors. I just 
>> wondered if anyone had any ideas how to track down the fault. 
>> Although slow Windows did not crash like this.
> Hi Gareth,
> Can you please give the model and specifications for your friend's 
> computer?
> Barry T
Unfortunately not, until I return there this afternoon. Being a desktop 
it may not even have a model. All I know off hand is that it is a Pentium 4.

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