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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Thanks, I'll try that if I come back to Ubuntu - have switched to Linux Mint to see how that does - since it supports my graphic chipset more specifically. So far, it looks promising. Straight out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Hmm. Going to the Software centre, I see the 'fixed' driver is what I have installed. I suspect that it is not fixed, and that my problem is one I cannot solve. I'd be delighted to be proved...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Yuk. The list of supported video says that there is a freeze screen bug with i945. So go to bug 445056 and scroll down to bottom. Aha! says that

    So go to usr/lib/dri . Nope. i915 and i965 are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Thanks, it tells me that there are no proprietary drivers to install. However, looking here I see others have had problems with this chopset and the driver installed by Ubuntu by default - and that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Argh. It just froze. Mind you that is the first time today. Even so, I need to get this sorted. I see that the i915 driver is not for my graphics chipset - so I suppose it is not surprising that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Hmm. Well, the first thing to say is that since switching from Unity to Gnome, there have been no more crashes. So I've stumbled on a more stable interface which, for me, is also easier to follow....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Thanks for moving me to the right place, nothingspecial :) Driver was for the 945GME chipset for Linux Fedora 10(kernel 2.6.27, X.org 1.5.X.server.1.53) allegedly. It was my best guess as to what I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    Downloaded the zip file for what appeared to be the appropriate Linux driver for the chip set from Intel. Moved the zip file to the Home folder, and extracted there. Attempted to run the .exe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer freezing related to video problem?

    I don't know what driver I am using - and even after extensive searching on Google, I can't find out how to do so. I think the problem may stem from not selecting a 3D driver during installation. ...
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    [ubuntu] Computer freezing related to video problem?

    I am new to Ubuntu and have recently installed 11.04 into my EeePc which formerly ran on Xp. From time to time the computer freezes. There is no apparent pattern, it just hangs up. The mouse...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Computer freezing related to network sharing problems?

    Thanks, I'll close this thread as solved, and post there.
  12. [SOLVED] Computer freezing related to network sharing problems?

    I am new to Ubuntu and have recently installed 11.04 into my EeePc which formerly ran on Xp. From time to time the computer freezes. There is no apparent pattern, it just hangs up. The mouse...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Why does mouse freeze? Is there an error log?

    jonobr, now that I have had a few more instances, I can see that it's a total freeze - tab inputs do not work, nor does Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Why does mouse freeze? Is there an error log?

    There's quite a lot in that, actually - though what's relevant I don't know. There are a few instances of messages like this
    Many others lie this:

    Another

    That lot normal?
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Why does mouse freeze? Is there an error log?

    Basher101, thanks for your interest. I am using 11.04 straight out of the tin, so, by default, I think I am using Gnome.

    I don't remember a similar problem with Windows, so I don't think that I...
  16. [ubuntu] Why does mouse freeze? Is there an error log?

    I'm very new to Ubuntu, having recently installed 11.04 in an EeePC 1000h formerly used with Windows xp. So far, after a wifi issue had been fixed, there has been little problem.

    However, I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    nothingspecial, more than that, I would still have had to figure out the BIOS problem. I have learnt quite a lot in a short time. I've been really impressed by the concise, accurate and friendly...
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    Re: Membership Application for wildmanne39

    The best of luck with this. I am a newcomer to Linux, Ubuntu and this forum. However, when I needed help your in-depth knowledge and helpful approach was very apparent.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    praseodym and wildmanne39, thank you, that did it. Than you very much =D>
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    Good call! Onboard WLAN was disabled :oops: It has now been enabled.



    lspci -nn | grep -e 0280 -e 0200
    01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT2860 [1814:0781]
    03:00.0 Ethernet...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    Thanks for your interest.



    lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Atheros Communications AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Gigabit or Fast Ethernet [1969:1026] (rev b0)
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    wildmanne39,:




    lspci -nn | grep -e 0280 -e 0200
    03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Atheros Communications AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Gigabit or Fast Ethernet [1969:1026] (rev b0)


    iwconfig
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10 Hours wasted and unable to use wifi.

    Does your wirelss router have an ethernet port? If so you could run a cable to your computer from that.

    Good luck. FWIW, I'm having trouble getting a Linux driver for my WLAN, too - see this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    nothingspecial, apart form the wifi problem, Ubuntu in the EeePC is like having a new, fast, notebook. A new card would cost me about GBP 15 - I reckion if that's the only cost I've had a good deal. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Connecting to wifi

    Done (thanks for hanging in on this, BTW). Major download and follow-on activity. Addtional Drivers still shows no proprietary drivers on system. Wireless card is AzureWare AW-NE 766, which I see...
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