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Old 02-20-2016, 09:31 AM   #1
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I think I just got Linuxs version of BSoD....


Mint 17.1 Rebecca
Was listening to music on youtube when suddenly everything freezed and I couldnt do anything. Had to force shut my laptop by holding the power button. Tried to turn it on again and I could still hear the song. Then removed the AC Power and the battery and then started my laptop again. Is working OK now. Should I be worried?
 
Old 02-20-2016, 09:36 AM   #2
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lmao -- maybe just maybe your pc loved that song you where listening to so much it panicked, because it does not trust you, it did the next and most logical thing. Frezzing up to ensure that you did not interfear with anything that might cause you to stop that song from playing. Even after you shut it off. because it was still playing when you truned it back on again.


R U sure you're not running A.I. on your Computer?

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Old 02-20-2016, 09:44 AM   #3
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Should I be worried?
No.
I had similar behaviour on Mandriva - previous session's desktop screen as a splash screen background.
 
Old 02-20-2016, 09:58 AM   #4
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It wasnt even playing ahead, was just stuck on one part of the song
 
Old 02-20-2016, 10:07 AM   #5
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I get that sometimes on Slackware 14.1. I find that Ctrl+Alt+F1 (to switch to a virtual terminal) and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch back to X fixes it.

Also, next time your computer locks up, try to ssh into it before you resort to the power button.
 
Old 02-20-2016, 11:35 AM   #6
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How long does it take to resume? After pressing Ctrl+Alt+F7 .....
 
Old 02-20-2016, 04:47 PM   #7
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your hardware is probably underpowered to play flash video.
try uninstalling flashplugin, youtube will then default to html5.

or, your gpu might benefit from a proprietary driver. the output of
Code:
lspci -k | grep -iEA5 'vga|3d'
should give some insight.
 
Old 02-20-2016, 09:25 PM   #8
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OP, what are the specs of your computer?
 
Old 02-21-2016, 01:42 AM   #9
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Yeah, it pretty much is. How do I delete flash?

lspci -k | grep -iEA5 'vga|3d' returns:

0:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics Controller
Subsystem: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Device c08f
Kernel driver in use: i915
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics Controller
Subsystem: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Device c08f
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
 
Old 02-21-2016, 02:25 AM   #10
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Underpowered netbook?
flash might never work properly. maybe not even html5; but worth a try:
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Originally Posted by Ajwad View Post
How do I delete flash?
with linux mint?
open a terminal, enter this command:
Code:
dpkg -l '*flash*'
this will give you a list of packages matching that expression.
but only some of them will have 'ii' on the left, meaning installed. from these, find the flashplugin. use its Name to execute the following command:
Code:
sudo apt-get purge Name
 
Old 02-21-2016, 09:08 AM   #11
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Did I do it right? :-

ajwad316@ajwad316-N250P-N145P ~/Desktop $ dpkg -l '*flash*'

Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
un adobe-flash-pr <none> <none> (no description available)
un adobe-flash-pr <none> <none> (no description available)
ii adobe-flashplu 1:20160209.1 i386 Adobe Flash Player plugin
un flashplayer-mo <none> <none> (no description available)
un flashplugin <none> <none> (no description available)
un flashplugin-do <none> <none> (no description available)
un flashplugin-in <none> <none> (no description available)
un flashplugin-no <none> <none> (no description available)
ajwad316@ajwad316-N250P-N145P ~/Desktop $ sudo apt-get purge adobe-flashplu
[sudo] password for ajwad316:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package adobe-flashplu
ajwad316@ajwad316-N250P-N145P ~/Desktop $ sudo apt-get purge adobe-flashplugin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
libcurl3
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove it.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
adobe-flashplugin* mint-meta-codecs*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 41 not upgraded.
After this operation, 32.5 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
(Reading database ... 173320 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing mint-meta-codecs (2014.06.02) ...
Removing adobe-flashplugin (1:20160209.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...
Purging configuration files for adobe-flashplugin (1:20160209.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.13-1) ...
Processing triggers for mintsystem (7.9.7+1) ...
ajwad316@ajwad316-N250P-N145P ~/Desktop $
 
Old 02-21-2016, 11:51 AM   #12
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your hardware is probably underpowered to play flash video.
try uninstalling flashplugin, youtube will then default to html5.
That observation interests me, in that this old computer is fine with flash but goes into wounded snail mode with html5 videos! Perhaps the fact that I use version 10 of flash rather than version 11 explains it?
 
Old 02-21-2016, 12:09 PM   #13
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That observation interests me, in that this old computer is fine with flash but goes into wounded snail mode with html5 videos! Perhaps the fact that I use version 10 of flash rather than version 11 explains it?
Isnt it the other way around? Its normally faster w/ html5....
netbook is dead when playing flash
 
Old 02-21-2016, 12:23 PM   #14
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My single core atom n270 netbook with intel graphics still plays youtube OK with flash or html.

The CPU runs all the way up (around 100%). But no skips or lagging. I monitor mine with conky, I have 2 gig of ram.
I run AntiX on mine which has less going on in the background than most distros.

You might think of using this instead of watching videos in your browser online. I use it on my netbook also.

http://www.smtube.org/

edit; for sites outside of youtube

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/fir...without-flash/

If you have mpv installed (I do)
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/fir...atch-with-mpv/

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Old 02-21-2016, 12:27 PM   #15
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Mint 17.1 Rebecca here, with no flash and youtube plays just fine.
Not a laptop. Firefox 27.x.x
 
  


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