LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-04-2010, 01:28 PM   #1
eastbayirene
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2010
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Booting up and mouse freeze problems


I received a laptop that was running XP home that had crashed. MY son was not able to determine if it was hardware or software. So He installed Linux
Ubuntu 9.10 Gnome desktop 2.28.1.
Often I have to reboot because freezes. Once I get online, the mouse freezes
I have tried an external mouse, it does the same. The Laptop model is a Sony model PCG- 6F1L.any suggestions? Thank you Irene
 
Old 05-04-2010, 02:02 PM   #2
impert
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2009
Posts: 282

Rep: Reputation: 54
Hullo, and welcome to the forum!
If it crashes repeatedly with both Windows and linux, it may well be a hardware problem.
One thing you could try is to (re)move the file /ext/X11/xorg.conf if it exists. It's a configuration file which can cause this sort of behaviour if it's configured wrongly. (If it doesn't exist, then the problem is elsewhere.) Try typing in a terminal:
Code:
cd /etc/X11
sudo mv xorg.conf xorg_conf
and then reboot the computer.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
screen and mouse freeze up unixshell101 Linux - Hardware 2 06-22-2008 10:42 PM
Mouse Freeze in X11 shepper Slackware 1 05-10-2007 12:23 PM
Blank screen and KB/Mouse freeze when booting to kernel. testeng Linux - Newbie 1 03-06-2005 12:56 AM
freeze while booting ahprophet Debian 1 12-09-2004 08:33 PM
mouse freeze kafnir Linux - Hardware 0 10-12-2002 09:14 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:19 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration