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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    I'm afraid I have already uninstalled AbiWord, so I don't know what switches were available. As for fonts, I was using the default font, "Times New Roman". I did try different fonts, but they did...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Thanks for your help Rex. I couldn't find LibreOffice in in the Synaptic Package Manager's software listing. Then I realized you said "repositories". I hunted through the Synaptic menus and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Thanks again.

    I ran the command "abiword -debug" in the terminal window.. Is that what you wanted? I got the message, "unknown option -debug". Then Abiword appeared. I typed into the new...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    I'm afraid I don't have a USB keyboard to try. And it still doesn't answer the question.. Why can I type with out problems in this forum (Firefox browser), the Sylpheed compose window, terminal...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Calm down? Re-read his posts. VASA1 insinuated that I was lying about my machine and the symptoms.

    Incidentally I struck the accusatory comment from my post, very quickly after I submitted...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    I ran Syslog and the results are below. Smartctl was not found.


    Sep 27 11:16:22 600YGR rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="5.8.11" x-pid="371" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"]...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    VASA1, I'm sorry if you are offended that I haven't surrendered to your belief that this is a hardware problem. You forget I already mentioned that my machine is dual boot and runs Windows without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Just to re-iterate, I am seeing very long typing delays, and a deformed, flaky cursor when I use Abiword, the only word processor installed in Lubuntu. Makes it just about impossible to type a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Sorry for the delay. I have been ill. Thank you for the guidance with the TOP command. I do not have a webpage to post the output, so I will post it here:

    Sorry about that.

    top -...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    I installed NTOP with Synaptic Package Manager. I opened a terminal, and started NTOP. Error messages. I started TOP. Results extended beyond the height of the screen. I tried to direct the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    AbiWord. SOMETIMES Firefox, but only at certain sites like Yahoo and Hotmail, when I am trying to compose a new message . No problem whatsoever at this website.. I think Sylpheed did it too,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Typing delays

    Thanks for your reply. As I said in my post, this only affects a couple applications. I can type just fine - in this window for instance. I'm an electronic tech. I disassembled my computer just...
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    [SOLVED] Typing delays

    I was running Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my 2004 laptop until a few weeks ago. When it ran, it ran fine. But when it was bad, I had numerous freezes and crashes. So I formatted my drive and installed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    Thank you for the link. I will update. How do I mark this thread as solved? I can't see any checkboxes or icons to do so.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    Not to sound stupid, but what is the latest LTS version of lubuntu? How would I "enter shell and update desktop environment to XCFE"? I've heard about alternative desktops, but don't know how to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    No one was being "snippy". If you took it that way, sorry. But it did not seem to me that anyone was offering any solution, other than to tell me to install another package. I explained why that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    Lubuntu is selected.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    Just to explain my actions... I downloaded 13.10 several months ago, when I started having problems with my laptop. I was just looking for a lightweight Linux release that could run quickly on my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    I have no idea what this means, or how to fix it. I am a linux novice. This is my first installation of Lubuntu.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu broken after update

    I was just looking for a lightweight package that would run quickly on my old hardware. Is 14.04 still going to do that? I don't think this machine will last more than a year.....
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    [SOLVED] Lubuntu broken after update

    Hi,

    I'm a Linux novice. I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old, underpowered laptop, just yesterday. I used it for about two hours with no problem. I thought I should udate it, so I started...
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    Re: Hardware or OS problem

    Thanks for your reply. Sorry I didn't respond quicker. The holiday and family took precedence.
    I get what you're saying, but what about the fact that I booted with a Lubuntu Live CD and...
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    Re: Hardware or OS problem

    Thanks. Right now the machine is not acting up. I haven't head you say anything about my wierd email problems.....
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    Re: Hardware or OS problem

    No mouse issues noted in Xorg.0.log. I keep the trackpad clean. And there is no jumping cursor, slowdown, or freeze. when I am booted into Windows 2K..
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    Re: Hardware or OS problem

    Thanks for replying. I've run memory tests many times. No problem found.
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