Desktop Problems

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Sun Sep 23 22:33:01 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 14:44 -0700, Richard Hanson wrote:
> I am unable to download any programs from the internet. The download
> box comes up but as soon as I hit the ok button everything just goes
> away.

What does this mean? Which "download box comes up"? What do you
download, and how?

> I am also unable to install program icons on my desktop. 

And what does this mean, "to install program icons on my desktop"? Are
you trying to install an application? And how are you doing it?

> I think there is a kernel upgrade needed  for the ICH8 chipset.

This is possible in principle, but very likely does not have to do
anything with the issues you described. Also, ICH8 is not that new
anymore. Which Ubuntu version are you running?

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