[SATLUG] OT: Cheryl's System Crash

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Wed May 20 09:02:13 CDT 2009


Considering the vision requirement, give the netbook remix install [1] a
shot - I have it loaded on a 2GB thumb drive and it works great on my HP
mini netbook, but may be easier to see than the normal install on a
regular laptop.

[1] http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download-netbook/

Al Castanoli

On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 18:43 -0700, Alex Bartonek wrote:
> The "soonest" became Tuesday of this week.  Had a few other systems to finish before hers.  Well I got hers to boot but to an older kernel version.  The fix posted on Ubuntu forums no workie.  Her system is just jacked up.  An xterm session ends up disappearing after a few minutes so I yanked her hd and am tar'ing up her personal dir.  
> 
> I'll install the latest version of Ubuntu after this is done.
> 
> -Alex
> 
> 
> --- On Sun, 5/10/09, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > From: Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT: Cheryl's System Crash
> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> > Date: Sunday, May 10, 2009, 4:47 PM
> > 
> > Well, the soonest I told her I can fix it is Tuesday. 
> > I told her I'll try the fix on the ubuntu forums that Sean
> > posted.  Worst case I'll just get her files off of
> > there, reinstall and xfer her files back.  Should be
> > pretty easy.  I'll keep you'all posted.
> > 
> > -Alex
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Sun, 5/10/09, Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > From: Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> > > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT: Cheryl's System Crash
> > > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> > <satlug at satlug.org>
> > > Date: Sunday, May 10, 2009, 4:34 PM
> > > I'm on the phone w/her now.  I'll take care of
> > it.
> > > 
> > > -Alex
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- On Sun, 5/10/09, scs at worldlinkisp.com
> > > <scs at worldlinkisp.com>
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > > From: scs at worldlinkisp.com
> > > <scs at worldlinkisp.com>
> > > > Subject: [SATLUG] OT: Cheryl's System Crash
> > > > To: satlug at satlug.org
> > > > Date: Sunday, May 10, 2009, 9:31 AM
> > > > Perhaps someone in Cheryl's area (N.E. San
> > > Antonio)
> > > > could
> > > > provide her a "Live CD"  _buntu, Knoppix,
> > or
> > > > whatever.  
> > > > 
> > > > This would get her on-line for a walk-through
> > > restoration
> > > > attempt.  
> > > > 
> > > > Seems she must have (or had) a CD or DVD when
> > > inititally
> > > > installing Ubuntu.  
> > > > 
> > > > Lou
> > > > Bandera Co.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
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