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  1. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    For anyone looking for a solution to the browser (Firefox) fading and going grey, hanging and requiring many force quits to try to restore it use. I have found the solution on the following thread...
  2. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    The first part is update; the second upgrade.
  3. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    Yes done that. The only problems seem to be the last part here:

    Hit http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/main Translation-en
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com...
  4. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    Thank you for the support Bucky Ball. I have now upgraded it appears to 12.10

    After Ctrl+C I had to switch the PC off (shutdown), and on restarting used recovery mode to check everything first...
  5. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    Terminal will accept the input but there is no response to any sudo commands. The message if I use the keyboard and Ctrl+C is
    'Ctrl-C pressed

    This will end the operation and may leave the system...
  6. Re: distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    Hey thanks...stupidly perhaps I didn't look further into my earlier problem and solution I managed at the time, which has made this upgrade ATTEMPT difficult, but this might still happen come April...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: glibc detected *** lockfile-create: free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x08525008

    Now attempting to upgrade........distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory
    I have been running 12.04lts on a...
  8. distro upgrade probem 12.04lts to 12.10: glibc lockfile create free, and memory

    I have been running 12.04lts on a compaq dc7600 for a couple of years. It seems over the past few months to have begun to hang. I'm using both Chrome and Firefox, and FF often just fades to a shadow,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't get updates

    Same problem here. Thanks for the solution!
    12.04lts
  10. [SOLVED] Re: glibc detected *** lockfile-create: free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x08525008

    Using sudo gnome-system-monitor

    I killed the processes that 'looked ' ;) troublesome!

    lockfile-create x3 of those,
    and 673 ? 00:00:00 aptd .....running at 200%

    typed in sudo...
  11. [SOLVED] glibc detected *** lockfile-create: free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x08525008 ***

    glibc detected *** lockfile-create: free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x08525008 ***
    *** glibc detected *** lockfile-create: malloc(): memory corruption (fast): 0x08525048 ***

    I'm offered only a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unava

    I typed that in (it is there in the caption) and there followed the text (in bold).

    In software centre I have tried to remove ntp, but it just hangs ....'waiting', and will not uninstall
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unava

    just tried this command:
    sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock

    And now have something new going on - as pictured

    it just hung there.

    In terminal ic an see the problem as:

    Fetched 19.8 MB in 1min...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unava

    I tried this command in the terminal and thought it might be working as it began to many packages.

    However I get this further message:

    Fetched 19.8 MB in 38s (520 kB/s) ...
  15. Re: trying to boot and install from cd: Command prompt ~$

    i tried this command nano /var/log/Xorg.0.log
    abd the problem seems to begin with lines saying No Layout section, No screen section available, No monitor specified for screen (default etc),and...
  16. Re: trying to boot and install from cd: Command prompt ~$

    with the command dmsg etc
    I got the link http://paste.ubuntu.com/6052842 also 6052861
  17. trying to boot and install from cd: Command prompt ~$

    HI,

    Can anyone offer to assit me please? Sorry for such ignorance

    I'm trying to install Lubuntu from an ISO cd disc I have burnt. I check the DSUM number it matched, so I burnt the cd from the...
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    [PPC] Re: Testers needed for PowerPC 12.04

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