I broke Vinux.
lacy925 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 19:20:06 UTC 2016
My new location offers wifi but my Linux machine isn't on it yet. I
just booted into it for the first time since the move. I had no chance
to even access the wifi settings before it froze up. Since it's not
hooked to anything, what else could it be?
On 11/12/16, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at panix.com> wrote:
> Your internet could be slower in your new location this is if you have
> your internet up now. It's possible outsiders are hacking into your
> machine too, when this happens screen readers do slow down. You may
> need to do a soft reset on your router so the router password remains
> what vinux expects hold reset button in with stylus tip or pencil point
> for five seconds then release to do soft reset. Reset button is in a
> hole near top of router over here and on the back of the router where
> cables connect. I use wifi and you may use ethernet for all I know in
> which case a router reset shouldn't be necessary since router passwords
> are for wifi connections not ethernet connections.
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2016, Amanda Lacy wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2016 12:04:51
>> From: Amanda Lacy <lacy925 at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> Subject: I broke Vinux.
>> Here's what I think happened: First I successfully installed Dropbox
>> and linked to my account. Then I moved, so I didn't boot into Vinux
>> for a few days. Now, alt+F1 freezes the machine as it tries to bring
>> up file explorer, Firefox, etc. I can't be sure if it's an Orca
>> problem or an OS problem. Everything is slow and prone to freezing. I
>> can get a terminal open, though.
>> Any ideas or things I might try?
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