Speaking of insufficient skill

Stephen Shaw sshaw at decriptor.com
Tue Jun 7 10:23:14 MDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 02:39, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok I hate to admit this but about 4 years ago in a fit of something or
> other I decided to try a friend of a friend out on gOS (a super easy
> to use ubuntu variant).  This machine was a refurbed hand me down and
> designed for Windows XP, with a P4 processor, 512MB of RAM and an 80
> GB HD.
> It worked great until about 3 months ago when suddenly things like
> flash (adobe) started to "fail".
> This friend of a friend contacted our mutual friend, who then
> contacted me and asked me to come look at it.
>

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Is the network working from the console?  My first thought was to
rsync the data to another machine.

Cheers,
Stephen


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