[GLLUG] New Linux/ubuntu user seeks help/repair Croydon/Surrey/South London area
joeressington at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 22:36:08 UTC 2016
Happy to help. Feel free to come to the next meet up.
On 28 Jan 2016 10:34 pm, "jackie menon" <jacqueline.menon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys
> A big thank you for organizing tonight's Meetup and especially to you Joe
> for fixing my computer. I am touched that in a world of "me, me, me" there
> are still people who are genuinely kind and just want to help.
> On Monday, 25 January 2016, jackie menon <jacqueline.menon at gmail.com>
>> Hi Kevin
>> I have an Acer Aspire. I initially get a screen headed GRUB, then a white
>> screen. The white screen is a long standing problem with this laptop
>> predating the Linus/ ubuntu installation. By turning it on and off I used
>> to eventually get it up and running.
>> The current problem started when I lost my desktop icons and was
>> presented with a purple screen.
>> Since coming back from the repair shop I now have a box on a black screen
>> with the message:
>> The system is running in low graphics mode. your screen graphics card and
>> input device settings could not be detected correctly. You will need to
>> configure these yourself"
>> On Monday, 25 January 2016, Kevan Vautier <kevanvaut at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Jackie,
>>> First thing is google is your friend, but we can help too.
>>> > On 25 Jan 2016, at 21:09, jackie menon <jacqueline.menon at gmail.com>
>>> > I am a relatively new Linux/ Ubuntu user having had my sytem installed
>>> only 6 months ago by a friend who is now working abroad and not available
>>> to help.
>>> > I am having start-up problems and haven't a clue how to deal with this
>>> Can we have a little more detail about what is the start-up issue?
>>> Completely blank screen, asking a question it didn’t ask before? If you
>>> really cannot describe it then a photo will work.
>>> > I have had no joy in finding a solution at a regular PC repair shop
>>> (tried but failed). I am looking for a technician or shop within a 25 mile
>>> radius of Croydon who has experience with and knows this system. I would
>>> welcome any recommendations or suggestions.
>>> > Regards
>>> > Jackie
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