I broke Vinux.

Amanda Lacy lacy925 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 22:18:34 UTC 2016

Actually, it was the monitor. I'd forgotten that Ubuntu requires one
because I certainly do not.

Now I have to figure out why it won't connect to the wifi.


On 11/13/16, Henry Yen <blinux-mail at aegisinfosys.com> wrote:
> If you've physically moved your computer, you might've caused damage to
> the hard drive if the move was very rough. A hard drive that is throwing
> errors will cause the machine to slow and/or freeze. If you have the
> "smartctl" program installed, you can usually make a cursory check of
> the drive's health (it's part of the "smartmontools" package).
> Perhaps more likely, is that any number of processes on the computer
> are trying to talk to the internet; if your computer isn't hooked up
> to the net yet, then a very common cause of slowdowns would be the
> loooong delay looking up domain names (e.g. "where on the internet is
> google.com right now"?) -- the delay is caused by waiting (in vain) for
> the lookup to complete, and not actually the process giving up when
> linux eventually replies to the requesting process with "sorry,
> you can't get there from here".
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 01:20:06AM -0600, Amanda Lacy wrote:
>> 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?
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