ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 129, Issue 5

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat May 9 10:31:39 UTC 2015

On 7 May 2015 at 16:55,  <jimkvg at 3web.com> wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 08:15:37 +0100
>> From: Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com>
>> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
>>         <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: Nautilus Restart Locked up my Computer
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>> On 4 May 2015 at 05:22,  <jimkvg at 3web.com> wrote:
>>> I installed Dropbox and then it required Nautilus "to be restarted to
>>> function properly."  When I clicked on "Nautilus Restart", my computer
>>> went
>>> locked up.  Keyboard won't work and mouse arrow won't move around.  I
>>> resorted to pushing the power button to shut the computer down.   It
>>> happened in the previous version of Ubuntu 14.10 and then again in 15.04.
>>> Is there a way to fix this problem?  Your tips or help'll be greatly
>>> appreciated.  Thank you.
>> Having restarted is it now ok?  If not what problem do you now see?
>> Colin
> Thank you Colin!  I restarted my computer ok, but weird is this ... when I
> clicked on a tiny icon symbolizing "DropBox" on the top bar to far right
> side, all icons on the screen disappeared!  Everything else is ok.  The side
> bar came out ok when I moved the mouse arrow close to it.  When I clicked on
> one of pictures in my DropBox, the mouse arrow went frozen in its place.
> When I held ctrl and alt keys down and hit delete, my computer restarted ok.
> I see some bugs there in DropBox system that got me helpless not knowing
> what else to do to fix the problem.  I believe that some updates that my OS
> just received had improved its performance.  Do I have to get in contact
> with DropBox to inform them of the problem?  Or  Is it the OS's
> responsibility?

How did you install dropbox?

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