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Old 08-14-2011, 08:01 PM   #1
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Unhappy Linux freezes every time I start up my computer


I just got linux mint for the first time on my network and it was working fine until a couple of days ago. I flipped open my network, and logged in. The evrything was normal but about 5 seconds later my mouse pointer froze. I had thought it was my mouse and switched to the touch pad but that was frozen too, I force shut down but the problem hasn't gone away. Any suggestions are appreciated thanks
 
Old 08-14-2011, 08:32 PM   #2
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I just got linux mint for the first time on my network and it was working fine until a couple of days ago. I flipped open my network, and logged in. The evrything was normal but about 5 seconds later my mouse pointer froze. I had thought it was my mouse and switched to the touch pad but that was frozen too, I force shut down but the problem hasn't gone away. Any suggestions are appreciated thanks
Can you give us what specification you have on your computer.
Thanks.
 
Old 08-15-2011, 12:01 AM   #3
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I have linux mint 2011 with gnome desktop on an acer aspire one 722 netbook
 
Old 08-15-2011, 02:44 AM   #4
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It sounds like you might have a problem with your X-server. Have you tried booting into Safe/Recovery Mode, logging in as root and then starting X manually and see if there are error messages? You can also look at the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file for errors: lines beginning with (EE).
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:40 AM   #5
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Can you give me a step-by-step on how to do that exactly?
 
Old 08-15-2011, 12:52 PM   #6
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1. Boot up your system and select Recovery Mode from your boot menu.
2. Login by typing
Code:
root
at the login prompt and then type in the root password.
3. At the hash (#) prompt type
Code:
startx
4. Watch the screen carefully for any error messages or information of any kind.
5. Assuming that X won't start (no gui appears asking for your own userid and password) type
Code:
less /var/log/Xorg.0.log
6. Scroll down the file quickly looking for any lines beginning with (EE) which means "error".
7. Report back the errors that you have found.
I hope that's step-by-step enough for you.
Good hunting.
ciao,
jdk
 
Old 08-15-2011, 10:27 PM   #7
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I have linux mint 2011 with gnome desktop on an acer aspire one 722 netbook
Yes is it, do what "jdkaye" said. I have a problem like that before. Im running mandriva 2010.2 in a core 2 quad processor and intel desktop board motherboard my computer always freezing when im using it.To solve my problem i configure my computer x graphical server to low resolution. from automatic to manual setup.
 
  


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