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Mon Oct 18 18:47:44 BST 2010
Steve, I was not able to access the pastebin link, please send again.
On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Steve Katona <srtraveler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's what I'm going to do: I will upgrade to 10.04 via update manager. I
> will disable compiz. If I crash, I'll look at the syslog. I'll try to open
> another console if I freeze via Alt-F2. I did enquire for drivers and got
> the message no proprietary drivers on this system. I have copied and pasted
> the output of lspci -vvv to the enclosed link--paste.ubuntu.com with my
> email address as the poster. Please let me know if this sounds like a good
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Kurt von Finck <mneptok at mneptok.com>wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Steve Katona <srtraveler at gmail.com>
>> > I have posted this general question numerous times on the Ubuntu forums
>> > without a single reply. Not whining just wondering if anyone has an
>> > 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.
>> > w/o too many problems. Both V. 10.04 and V. 10.10 will cause
>> > 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
>> > 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
>> > once to get a response. This is in V. 9.10. I am using a MS wireless
>> > mouse (1007) and MS Optical Photo Keyboard (1027). I've had this setup
>> > 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
>> > Linux flavor--Mandrake?? Any comments would be appreciated...sk
>> Try the following:
>> 1). Disable Compiz via System > Preferences > Appearance > Desktop
>> Effects. Choose None. Restart and see what happens.
>> 2). Look at what video chipset you have and what driver for it. System
>> > Administration > Hardware Drivers will let you know if there are
>> non-free drivers in use on your system. Disable if they are being
>> used, enable them if not. See if this makes a difference. In a
>> terminal, type "lspci -vvv" and copy/paste the output to
>> http://paste.ubuntu.com. Please give us the URL for your paste. The
>> we'll know what hardware you have.
>> 3). Does ALT-F2 bring you to another console during these GUI freezes?
>> 4). What happens when you boot from a live CD (or DVD)? if you run a
>> live session for some time does the same behavior happen?
>> kurt von finck
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