[SATLUG] Freezing Mint

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 07:51:19 CDT 2016


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On 29/03/16 11:19 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> Has anyone had problems with Mint freezing-up (or at least being 
> excruciatingly slow)?

After recent issues they have had, do an internet search, I decided to
move on to another distro.

https://youcanlinux.wordpress.com/cookie-stuff-and-browsers/


> I had to upgrade (?) my wife's computer to Mint 17.3, and now it 
> freezes up...

Could be Murphy's law? Got more details?


> ... I tried changing the video driver, changing some boot options 
> (e.g., nouveau.accel=1), etc., but none of these helped. Any 
> suggestions?

Maybe boot up with SystemRescueCD (http://www.sysresccd.org/) and look
around, fsck the partitions?

Might you try a fresh install and/or try another distribution?


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