system failure

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Apr 8 20:43:33 UTC 2013

On 04/08/2013 12:20 PM, Jkhatri wrote:
> On Monday 08 April 2013 03:18 PM, norman silverstone wrote:
>>>>  /usr/share/
>>> have a look at this...[1]
>>> [1]
>>> Temp solution, install Intel's latest video driver, from Intel
>>> official site or using the ppa described here[2]
>>> [2]
>>> --
>> Thank you, this looks good. However, how do I access and install the
>> software when the keyboard and mouse buttons do not work reliably?

Could you go into text mode? ctrl/alt/F1 ? Login and do the job from 
there cleanly?? Methinks that mode ought to work even if X is all 
botched up. You might have to use the optional "pen and paper interface" 
to record the instructions for you to type on a command line. It could 
be worse. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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