machine locks during screensaver
admin2 at enabled.com
Thu Jun 29 21:59:56 UTC 2006
On Thu, 29 Jun 2006 13:51:26 -0700 (PDT), James Diehl wrote
> Firstly, check your video card if you have one! There may be a compatibility issue between
> it and Ubuntu. Ubuntu does not work well with all cards, and many of the card manufacturers
> do not support Linux. I have a Radeon card, and it did not work well with Ubuntu, but a few
> months later it worked well with other Linux systems. Updates and improvements removed
> some of the problems. Drivers are still one of the biggest issues with running a Linux program, unfortunately!
> Diehl, James
> jms_diehl at sbcglobal.net
Fedora Core worked well with my Radeon 9700 Pro even with hte screensaver so most likely this is something really specific to the ubuntu installation . that is card currently in the machine. also X is runnign fine all the time. it is jsut during the screensaver does it crash. I will try other graphic intensive progarms to see if ther eis a conflict.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: boricua <boricua at despiertapr.com>
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 3:29:33 PM
> Subject: Re: machine locks during screensaver
> On Thu, 29 Jun 2006 13:14:52 -0700
> Noah <admin2 at enabled.com> wrote:
> > okay well I just installed ubuntu for the first time and trying to
> > troubleshoot why my machine locks up about 2 minutes into the screensaver.
> > what are the first steps that somebody can recommend for figuring this out?
> what do you mean by lock
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