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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze after install

    so, apparently 2.6.33 works for some people, but i am not included in that grouping. i upgraded to it and i get the same error. anybody have an idea?

    edit: following the approach from the other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freeze after install

    The google was a bit more helpful since my last attempt. It seems it is indeed a problem with the HM55 chipset. Apparently it is rather new and needs the most current kernel build. Pulled this from...
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    [ubuntu] Freeze after install

    Hi all,

    I've been through a number of installs before. I am now trying to install (k)ubuntu on a toshiba satellite L500. It will either stall before progressing to the installation or when it...
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    [kubuntu] After crash, can't restart firefox

    This has happened multiple times. I'd be running firefox and it would crash for whatever reason. I'd try to restart it and it would tell me that it's "already running as another process."

    ps and...
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    [all variants] Randomly freezes completely

    Hi all,

    I built a computer a few months ago. Nothing high powered, but a basic desktop. Randomly, infrequently (usually maybe like twice a month), it'll completely freeze such that it won't even...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    I got caught up in the end of summer, so I apologize for delaying so long in replying. I tried the newest version of the driver and it gave me the same issues. However, the beta 190.* version is a...
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    [all variants] Re: ctrl alt prt scr screwup?

    Upon opening up gparted, after getting an error saying it can't read the partition tables on /dev/sda, a notification popped up recognizing an ext3 partition. It also says it is mounting the existing...
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    [all variants] Re: ctrl alt prt scr screwup?

    It's definitely something about the drive. While POSTing with it plugged in, it stalls. If I unlpug the drive mod-stall, it progresses. If I plug it in later, it'll stall again until I unplug it.
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    [all variants] Re: ctrl alt prt scr screwup?

    It might be of interest that a different usb device is recognized and mounted when plugged in. I'm running kubuntu 9.04. The external wasn't recognized on another computer as well. If it's possible I...
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    [all variants] ctrl alt prt scr screwup?

    Hi all

    Unsure of the cause, but my install froze while running a basic command from terminal. I tried killing the program and firefox and it did nothing, so I tried a soft reset using...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    hi tnc

    you're not threadjacking as far as i'm concerned. you're having the same problem as i am.

    the legacy driver is only appropriate for older video cards. it's not for me since i'm working...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    @tnc

    glxgears is just a terminal command. my understanding is that when things are working properly, it displays some turning gears and the framerate like it does on my other computer. this...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    bump? anybody?
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    Greetings wojox


    lspci | grep -i nvidia

    spits out:
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 9800 GT (rev a2)


    That seems to be fairly normal to my not-so-experienced...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Glx issues nvidia driver

    bump
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    [kubuntu] Glx issues nvidia driver

    Greetings. I am having some video driver issues in 9.04. I have an GeForce 9800 GT. I installed nvidia's proprietary driver and some errors popped up about GLX not being found and thus not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Major troubles with Nvidia Linux driver

    Hello. I am wondering how you fixed it. I am having the same issue. I installed the current drivers, boot up, looks fine but some fancy effects don't see to want to work. Moving a window around...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards for Linux?

    hi quantum64

    sorry for the delay. i was sending it back to newegg and waiting for the new one. i did end up getting it working after the rma. days of banging my head against the wall because the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards for Linux?

    so i just got a version of windows and it was installing fine, so i think i have some sort of compatibility issue. i don't see why it installed fine for you and i'm getting weird issues. maybe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards for Linux?

    tried both. neither work. if i install windows, it goes through, so i'm thinking it's a linux thing. i can run DSL with 2.4 kernel. can you send me your dmesg output?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards for Linux?

    hi quantum64

    i have tried both, including disabling the other one in the bios. i have tried switching from ide to ahci. i used the ultimate boot disk, which i believe (could very well be wrong)...
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    [all variants] Installation stall Gigabyte mobo

    Hi all

    I am trying to install some *nix on a box I built yesterday. I've tried Kubuntu, Lenny, a Lenny custom backport I was recommended, Mandriva. No dice.

    First, parts:
    Gigabyte...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Motherboards for Linux?

    quantum64: did you run into any issues during the install? i am trying to install with that board and it is stalling very early on, saying ata1: softreset failute (device not ready)" or it stalls...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Possible memory issue?

    Yeah. I bought them together off Newegg the other day. Old laptop, so they are DDR1The most noticeable other glitch is it randomly logging me out, but that only has been happening for hte past couple...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Possible memory issue?

    Thanks for the suggestion. I used memtest86+ and let it run overnight. It went through 4 passes and found no errors. Should I run another test?

    It's been unreasonably glitchy lately so I may just...
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