a.pearsonx at zen.co.uk
Thu Apr 28 11:09:25 UTC 2016
Thanks for that info. Its not to bad just moving a tower but out of the question to bring monitor and keyboards etc.
This is something new since I was last there so I will bear it in mind.
----- Original Message -----
From: Barry Titterton
To: Durham Linux User Group mailing list
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Durham] Help
On 27/04/16 19:50, A Pearson wrote:
> Hi Barry
> Thanks for your help. Yes it is a desktop as I find them more flexible
> and they last longer. Being retired I do not need portability
> No it was not the Lubuntu problem as I checked the keys and they were
> putting out what was on the label. I had used a special character , £,
> on the first install but took this out subsequently when it did not
> appear on the Mint virtual keyboard.
> On the boot loader I got caught on this about ten year ago with SUSE
> when I used to come to the group so I know now the problem and try to
> avoid it. I had not seen any way round this but if you have an article
> and its not too much bother to locate it then it would be worth knowing
Please excuse the private message.
I'm pleased that you got it working. You may be interested to know that
the club has access to a computer suite/school room at the Rowing Club
building, as long as we ask nicely in advance, so you can bring along a
problem desktop and plug it into the existing monitors and keyboards.
I noticed from one of your other posts that you were using an ISO from a
cover disk off a magazine. It is not unknown for ISOs to get corrupted
so, in your situation, it is often worth trying a completely fresh
download from the official web site, and burn a brand new disc, as a
last chance to get things working.
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