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Old 10-28-2008, 06:03 PM   #1
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features of Ubuntu not working/glitching

i recently installed ubuntu (dl from site and burned to cd) and have been running it for a little over a week. i am having some problems, however. one problem is the computer will freeze and nothing will work at all. i usually have to restart my system manually. second it there are some general glitches including the window header changes color (from orange to gray to some multi color purple) and my wacom pad doesn't work as it did at first (3 days after sucessful driver instalation, it no longer worked right). because of how long the Ubuntu cd takes to ship, i have only just now recieved my free cd via the mail. is there a posibility that the cd i burned is currupt? should i attempt a re-install via the new (official Ubuntu) cd?
Old 10-29-2008, 03:02 AM   #2
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display compatibility

When you booted from the Live CD that you created did you have any problems with any part of the display? If you are using a laptop it is possible that the system can't auto-detect the screen. Try running the install from the second line (Compatibility mode) and see if your problem doesn't go away. And yeah, I think I'd use their CD.
Old 10-29-2008, 03:52 AM   #3
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im sorry. my system is working, i am able to use Ubuntu, but once in a while it will freeze and i have to manually re-start the computer. the color change occurs in the top bar of windows. my screen is detected so i can see everything fine.


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