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Old 07-17-2019, 03:09 AM   #1
mgketteridge
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Booting in insecure mode - how to secure it again?


My PC froze while in Opera browser - so I had to turn off and on again.
Now the PC boots in "insecure mode2 What do I need to do?
Needless to say I am a Linux novice.
 
Old 07-17-2019, 06:42 AM   #2
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Which distribution and release version of Linux are you usiing? There are well over 1,000 available and this would be a starting point.

Do you actually see the message "insecure mode2" on screen when booting? Never seen that myself. More specifics on what happens might help someone to help you.
 
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Old 07-17-2019, 08:06 AM   #3
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Smile System freezing/crashing

Hi there
My version is:
DISTRIB_ID=LinuxMint
DISTRIB_RELEASE=19.1
DISTRIB_CODENAME=tessa
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa"
NAME="Linux Mint"
VERSION="19.1 (Tessa)"
ID=linuxmint
ID_LIKE=ubuntu
PRETTY_NAME="Linux Mint 19.1"
VERSION_ID="19.1"
HOME_URL="https://www.linuxmint.com/"

I think I have solved the problem by going to Time-shift and rebooting to the events of 19:00 yesterday.
This seems to have worked.

I am going to avoid the Opera browser in future which I was using at the time of the freeze
I believe that Opera Chrome based.
I had a similar problem [RAM] ran out [?] when on win10 a few months ago
There was a tendency for the screen to go black momentarily which I think was a memory issue then.
 
  


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