[ubuntu-us-nm] Question

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Mon Oct 18 17:10:37 BST 2010

It's hard to guess what's going on from that description...  when you
reboot, are there any last messages in /var/log/syslog or
/var/log/messages from just before the freeze?

Steve Katona writes:
>I have posted this general question numerous times on the Ubuntu forums
>without a single reply. Not whining just wondering if anyone has an answer.
>Here's my problem: using a Dell Dimension B110 with Celeron, 2G RAM, 63G
>available HD, single boot Ubuntu 9.10. I have been using Ubuntu since V. 6 w/o
>too many problems. Both V. 10.04 and V. 10.10 will cause lockup/freeze of
>keyboard or mouse or screen or any combination that can only be cured with
>hard reboot. The aplet that forces a misbehaving application to quit also
>doesn't work to get me out of this. I have now started to see a recurring
>problem with the mouse such that I often have to click more than once to get a
>response. This is in V. 9.10. I am using a MS wireless optical mouse (1007)
>and MS Optical Photo Keyboard (1027). I've had this setup for several years.
>I'm thinking of getting a new computer from ZaReason (they assure me
>everything will work perfectly with their equipment although they want me to
>buy their keyboard and mouse. Doesn't seem unreasonable) or trying another
>Linux flavor--Mandrake?? Any comments would be appreciated...sk
>On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM, David Einerson <deinerson1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>    Yep, fire away.
>    On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 5:12 AM, Researcher Taylor <
>    research at lawlearners.org> wrote:
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