[ubuntu-za] Lubuntu hiccups

Jan jan at verslank.net
Mon Jan 16 18:25:31 UTC 2017


Many thanks Bill and Derek, makes sense. I will let you know the outcome.

On 16/01/2017 19:30, Derek Stafford wrote:
> Hi Jan,
> l agree, it sounds like a hardware issue. Could be a poor connection, 
> check the cable!
>
> Derek
>
> On 16 Jan 2017 19:24, "Bill Cairns" <cairnsww at gmail.com 
> <mailto:cairnsww at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Jan - I had a similar problem not long ago that turned out to
>     be a faulty monitor. I suggest that you start there.
>
>     On 16 January 2017 at 17:00, Jan <jan at verslank.net
>     <mailto:jan at verslank.net>> wrote:
>
>         Hello everybody,
>
>         Some advice please on how to begin to troubleshoot this issue.
>
>         Its a fairly new Lubuntu installation that showed an error
>         message (contents of error report are lost) and now shows a
>         white screen with fine vertical lines. The same screen shows
>         up when the power is switched on and before any booting has
>         commenced, then disappears during the boot process and then
>         shows up again.
>
>         Nothing else shows, no menus, no mouse cursor and nothing
>         seems to respond, not ctrl/alt/f2 etc.
>
>         I was thinking to boot from a live dvd tomorrow to run some
>         checks from there...?
>
>         Kind regards,
>
>         Jan
>
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