[xubuntu-users] xubuntu error

David Curtis dcurtis at uniserve.com
Fri Jun 6 18:14:18 UTC 2008

Jerrod G wrote:
> i have a fairly old dell optiplex gx1
> that i installed xubuntu 8.04 hardy heron on. it has been working great
> for months. today i logged on and when the desktop was trying to show
> there was just a grey screen. i waited an hour and it was still there. 
> if you know anything about it please let me know. thanks.
Not much to go on, are you locked up? Can you ctrl-alt-f1 to a VT
(ctrl-alt-f7 to get back) login, run top or htop and check the logs esp.
/var/log/Xorg.0.log? Is there hard disk activity? Have you updated
recently? Hardware problems? You need to give us a bit more detail.


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