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Old 09-17-2012, 12:21 AM   #1
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fix


how do i fix a broke system?
 
Old 09-17-2012, 12:45 AM   #2
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Sorry, ve7whb, but your questions seems something like "hey, doctor, I'm sick. What can I do for healing?".
Give no symptoms, get no therapy.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 12:46 AM   #3
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Hello and welcome to LinuxQuestions,

First you'll need to be a lot more verbose in your problem description and your thread title. How are we to know what's broken if you don't provide any more information. Please let us know what distribution you use including version, what you did, what error(s) you're getting, if there's any relevant information in the log files, ...

Looking forward to your participation in the forums. Have fun with Linux.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 09-17-2012, 12:59 AM   #4
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how do i fix a broke system?
The previous 2 replies are correct, you really need to give us some information. With the, incredible, lack of information you supplied the only thing I would suggest is that you do a clean reinstall of Mandrake that you list as the distro you are using in your LQ profile. Just so you know Mandrake hasn't been Mandrake since 2005, it was renamed Madriva so if you are still really using Mandrake I would suggest that you download and install something that is actually currently supported.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 05:32 AM   #5
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how do i fix a broke system?
Member for 8 years, this is the first post, and it's from a Windows box---I'm not sure what to make of that...

Seriously, if we know what is broken, we might be able to help
 
Old 09-17-2012, 08:09 AM   #6
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Hi,

Belated Welcome to LQ. Member since 2004 & just lurking until now.
Quote:
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how do i fix a broke system?
As other members have pointed out that you need to provide more information.

Please look at the following;
FYI: I suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 08:10 AM   #7
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why does this post reply so many replies saying the same thing?
 
Old 09-17-2012, 09:44 AM   #8
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why does this post reply so many replies saying the same thing?
I added the 'FYI' to show the member the importance of providing information for the post/query so we can help.

I do not feel my post is the same as other members posts.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 09:50 AM   #9
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how do i fix a broke system?
Restore from backup.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 09:54 AM   #10
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Restore from backup.
what if it became broken from a samurai sword based mishap?
 
Old 09-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #11
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how do i fix a broke system?
Install Slackware.
At last, a sensible answer.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 11:47 AM   #12
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fix

Remove and replace broken parts.

Stop swinging hammers, swords, and coffee cups in data center.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 12:27 PM   #13
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what if it became broken from a samurai sword based mishap?
Then he has 2 problems.
 
  


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